Skip to comments.GOP elite holds off the tea partiers.
Posted on 04/22/2012 8:24:01 PM PDT by true believer forever
The Republican Party establishment has withstood the tea-party revolution.
The tricorne-hat wearing, Gadsden-flag waving insurgents were nowhere near the Republican National Committees annual meeting of state chairman, which wrapped up at a posh resort here Saturday afternoon.
Instead, veteran party leaders who wore business suits even in the 100-degree heat reigned supreme.
The 2012 meeting of the Republican national command shows just how little has actually changed in the Grand Old Party since the tea-party movement helped Republicans capture the U.S. House majority two years ago and announced that they were a powerful force in American politics.
While tea-party activists have won county chairmanships and seats on state central committees, few (if any) activists have clinched slots on the Republican Partys 168-member governing committee.
(Excerpt) Read more at politico.com ...
It’s ENTIRELY Jim’s FABULOUS work. I just posted it to that Newt-basher.
You CAN support Newt with a very clear conservative conscience...
"The only thing holding us back right now is intimidation over the giants we face. They are not bigger than we are if we stand together."
~ butterdezillion (Freep Extraordinaire)
I AGREE with your Agree :)
You’re spouting old, old Democratic Party talking points meant to demoralize conservatives. Exactly what I would expect from a troll in Maine.
If the article makes any point worth noting in general, it is that the Tea Party and all conservatives need to work harder at gaining chairmanships, leadership committe posts, etc..
“Yep, I see Romney to be a bigger threat this time than Obama. If he wins, the direction of the GOP will forever be changed.”
Hey, I hear what you guys are saying, I agree with all your arguments.
An open convention would be powerful.
But.... Absolutely NO ONE is as big a threat than Obumo.
The direction of the GOP already sucks. Romney getting elected cannot make it suck worse. Obumo getting reelected makes everything suck worse.
THANKS for posting this... MORE AND MORE people need to see and OFTEN...
Sleep tight... :)
The GOPe are the walking dead. They just don’t know it yet.
You're peeing on Sarah Palin. We need to help Newt in order to stop Romney from getting the 1144 delegates. Once that happens, THEN we can rally for nominating Sarah Palin at the convention.
You’re right!!! Both Rush and Sarah said that Newt is an imperfect vessel but however an imperfect vessel that can help us - conservatives and Tea Party by fighting and standing up to Mitt until we can take this thing to the convention
Thanks very much to you and SaraJohnson!
According to the latest Fox News Poll in Ohio, which is a swing state, 73 percent of registered voters that identify themselves as Tea Party members would vote for Mitt Romney and 66 percent of them have a favorable opinion of him. It’s clear that he has a lot of support from Tea Party members and, since it’s still early, could still attract more when he starts campaigning for the general election.
What do you think of that?
I think mitt peed on any common sense you had - one couldn't be this clueless even with one working cell in their brain.
The election hasn't been held yet, and even if Romney wins the nomination, AND the election, there might be even more Tea Party types in the House and Senate come Jan. of 2013. THAT would be the ultimate poke in the eye to the elites.
Thank YOU for working so hard at fund raising for Free Republic!
“Instead, veteran party leaders who wore business suits even in the 100-degree heat reigned supreme.”
How very like the American Left to put form over substance.
LOL! The corrupt GOPe who has a LIBERAL as their candidate and that candidate lying/trashing the WeThePeople candidate is correct when they say the TP is not ready for prime time??? What the freak would you think the big gov't elite would say!! They aren't correct but no one would expect anything different from them - they would rather forget 2010 and have the truly clueless agree with them.