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Priebus: GOP ‘Not Going to Play in MO with Todd Akin’ (No RNC Money for Akin)
National Review ^

Posted on 09/23/2012 1:41:37 PM PDT by Windy City Conservative

Reince Priebus expressed optimism this morning that Republicans could win the senate in 2012, but warned that the party would not get behind Todd Akin, even if he refused to exit the race.

“We’re not going to play in Missouri with Todd Akin, I can tell you that,” Priebus said on ABC’s This Week, adding that it remained “to be seen whether he stays in or not.” The last day Akin can legally leave the race is Tuesday.

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KEYWORDS: akin; akin4mccaskill; akin4obama; backstabberakin; mo2012
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No money for Akin. Wow, so I guess Akin is an Independent Republican. Priebus is a terrible top dog for the GOP, and I think after this election; an effort must be lead to deep six Priebus, Boehner and House Leadership, and Mitch McConnell. Romney might do better in the polls if he included supporting deep sixing Boehner as a campaign promise.
1 posted on 09/23/2012 1:41:41 PM PDT by Windy City Conservative
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To: Windy City Conservative

If he wins, he will obviously get his revenge. He may even caucus with the Democrats if he’s the swing.


2 posted on 09/23/2012 1:43:15 PM PDT by Tea Party Terrorist (Your tattoo looks stupid.)
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To: Windy City Conservative

How do Republicans get around with all the bullet holes in their feet?


3 posted on 09/23/2012 1:44:05 PM PDT by cardinal4 (RageBoy for DNC Chair!)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Exhibit A why I will never give a dime to these bustards.


4 posted on 09/23/2012 1:46:25 PM PDT by DManA
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To: Windy City Conservative

If we lose the Senate because of this, there WILL be consequences. You’re talking about possibly deep sixing the repeal of Obamacare, etc. Party before country .... bunch of traitors, all of ‘em.


5 posted on 09/23/2012 1:46:36 PM PDT by MissMagnolia (Being powerful is like being a lady. If you have to tell people you are, you aren't. (M.Thatcher))
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To: Windy City Conservative

reminder to self........send another donation to Akin today!


6 posted on 09/23/2012 1:46:55 PM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

Naah, instead Akin will not tow the GOPe party line.


7 posted on 09/23/2012 1:48:05 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Windy City Conservative

Good. Waste of money. Akin stands NO chance. Put the money elsewhere where we have a Senate pickup shot.


8 posted on 09/23/2012 1:48:12 PM PDT by RIghtwardHo
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

Akin is not going to caucus with the Dems; but he might join up in the formation of the 3rd Party many of us are seeing as increasingly necessary, as the GOP becomes more and more morally corrupt under the horrendous leadership of Boehner and professional fundraisers and consultants.


9 posted on 09/23/2012 1:48:18 PM PDT by Windy City Conservative (Kyle Smith)
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To: RIghtwardHo

LoL. ...He’s got better than a chance.


10 posted on 09/23/2012 1:49:44 PM PDT by Red Steel
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To: Windy City Conservative
“We’re not going to play in Missouri with Todd Akin, I can tell you that,” Priebus said

Well, Claire isn't so bad after all...

11 posted on 09/23/2012 1:50:14 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Remind us again, in at least one paragraph, why Akin stands NO CHANCE. Let’s see if you can be convincing.


12 posted on 09/23/2012 1:50:22 PM PDT by Windy City Conservative (Kyle Smith)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Renice Priebus is not a Conservative

If the GOP does not take the Senate and the White House, the blame starts with him

Absolutely stupid to not fund a candidate because liberals got their panties in a wad over a comment...which Akin has repeatedly apologized for...

...Well actually the real reason for not supporting Akin is that he is a strong Social Conservative..and Renice does not like those conservatives


13 posted on 09/23/2012 1:50:52 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (Political maturity is realizing that the "R" next to someone's name does not mean "conservative")
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To: Windy City Conservative

Why would anyone want to be a politician if their whole career can be ended by one slip of the tongue? It shows how the whole political system has gone down the toilet, that there is no discussion of the actual issues but only verbal stumbles, hidden microphone splice & dice tapes, ...


14 posted on 09/23/2012 1:53:55 PM PDT by Siegfried X
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

He’s too good a man to vote with the ‘Rats. And as to revenge: Rom 12:19 Dearly beloved, avenge not yourselves, but rather give place unto wrath: for it is written, Vengeance is mine; I will repay, saith the Lord.

It will be satiSfaction enough when God gives him a nice victory, and when the day rolls around that the Rs come around with hat in hand, asking for his vote on an issue.

The ‘Rats are baby killers! Akin got INTO this whole swamp by trying to make a pro-life argument....based on info that ONCE WAS TAUGHT IN NURSING SCHOOL!


15 posted on 09/23/2012 1:54:50 PM PDT by Tucker39
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To: cardinal4
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16 posted on 09/23/2012 1:54:54 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Windy City Conservative

But for liberal Republicans (Snowe, Collins, Brown) they will pour generous amounts of cash out of their horn of plenty.


17 posted on 09/23/2012 1:55:16 PM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: SeminoleCounty

because liberals got their panties in a wad over a comment...which Akin has repeatedly apologized for...

No, ALL educated people were disgusted with his comments, and he can apologize , but he meant what he said . Let him condemn the whole concept of the magic uterus and all the toothless hillbillies that believe it.


18 posted on 09/23/2012 1:56:20 PM PDT by hecht (restore Hetch-Hetchy, and screw San Francisco and Pelosi)
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To: Windy City Conservative
TRANSLATION: "Karl Rove did not get his way, so we have decided to cede Missouri's senate seat to the Democrats."
19 posted on 09/23/2012 2:00:22 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Government is the religion of the sociopath.)
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To: MissMagnolia

It doesn’t matter what happens in November, they are NOT going to repeal CommieCare.


20 posted on 09/23/2012 2:01:09 PM PDT by stockpirate (Slaves to the collective! SCOTUS is just as corrupt as congress. IMPEACH ROBERTS!)
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To: Windy City Conservative

The Dems didn’t want Lieberman either ... until they needd him for the 60th seat. If Akin is their 50th (or Heaven forbid, 51st) seat needed to win back the Senate, they’ll be singing a different tune!


21 posted on 09/23/2012 2:01:33 PM PDT by Tanniker Smith (Rome didn't fall in a day, either.)
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To: Windy City Conservative
This makes me Sick! This is free advertising for McCaskill! I DO NOT want her for my senator again for 6 LONG years. I loathe the GOP for doing this. I do not loathe conservatives or local GOP. Preibus needs to be fired.
22 posted on 09/23/2012 2:05:32 PM PDT by ladyellen
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To: Windy City Conservative

“We’re not going to play in Missouri with Todd Akin, I can tell you that,” Priebus said
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Priebus...you jerk...it’s not a game!

Hopefully, Newt’s support will help Akin win the election. Sounds like the voters are coming back to Akin.

The GOPe are pathetic.


23 posted on 09/23/2012 2:07:51 PM PDT by conservaKate (My vote will be against the One...not FOR Mittens.)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Preibus pretty much locked himself into this position when he so publicly and forcibly threw Akin under the bus the day after the rape quote hit the air. Very poor decision making on his part.


24 posted on 09/23/2012 2:07:57 PM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist
He may even caucus with the Democrats if he’s the swing.

He won't do that, but safe to say if he wins then Akin doesn't owe the GOP establishment anything.

25 posted on 09/23/2012 2:09:58 PM PDT by Delhi Rebels (There was a row in Silver Street - the regiments was out.)
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To: RIghtwardHo

Not sure Akin will lose. MO is a very conservative state.
I’m not an Akin fan but Claire’s radio ads are getting desperate...


26 posted on 09/23/2012 2:11:08 PM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (I didn't post this. Someone else did.)
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To: hecht

I am an educated person; educated enough to not make- believe that Akin was talking about a “magic uterus”; that wasn’t what he was saying, it is only what Hollywood Republicans like S.E. Cupp decided he was saying.

Akin was describing a little known and unproven theory that in most cases, a woman who is raped does not become pregnant. It was not a good theory to bring up, since it is only a theory and not a strong one, but he did not say that a woman can voluntarily stop herself from becoming pregnant by her will alone. That’s just what S.E. Cupp (only heard of because she is supposedly pretty) decided to tweet to remain a cool kid. She’s a Hollywood Republican.

Go ahead and support McKaskill or whatever dinosaur moderate Republican you can find to take Akin’s place by Tuesday.


27 posted on 09/23/2012 2:12:01 PM PDT by Windy City Conservative (Kyle Smith)
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To: hecht
My oh my. The days are getting shorter but the bitter fruits of unreasoning hate still cling to the vine.
28 posted on 09/23/2012 2:13:27 PM PDT by hinckley buzzard
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To: hecht
No, ALL educated people were disgusted with his comments, and he can apologize , but he meant what he said . Let him condemn the whole concept of the magic uterus and all the toothless hillbillies that believe it.

I loathe you and your attitude. Todd is a solid pro-life conservative. I'm voting for him, and sending him cash. What are you doing here? What is your DU handle?

29 posted on 09/23/2012 2:13:49 PM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: Big Giant Head; hecht

I’m educated and sending money to Akin today~~


30 posted on 09/23/2012 2:17:04 PM PDT by Mountain Mary (Pray for our Republic...)
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To: Windy City Conservative
Just a play to get conservatives to open their wallets for Akin one more time.

Spokeshave who will send another small donation.

31 posted on 09/23/2012 2:19:50 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: MissMagnolia
If we lose the Senate because of this, there WILL be consequences. You’re talking about possibly deep sixing the repeal of Obamacare, etc. Party before country .... bunch of traitors, all of ‘em.

The senate is already poisoned with liberal republicans in the super majority over conservatives, so whether Akin wins or loses won't have much impact. I give you Sen Rand Paul's most recent vanquished bill concerning withholding of foreign aid to Islamic terror states as exhibit A.

32 posted on 09/23/2012 2:19:57 PM PDT by TADSLOS (Conservatism didn't magically show up in Romney's heart in 2012. You can't force what isn't in you.)
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To: Windy City Conservative

Why? The media couldn’t deep-six Akin. Why do it for them?


33 posted on 09/23/2012 2:20:52 PM PDT by Crucial (Tolerance at the expense of equal treatment is the path to tyranny.)
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To: Tea Party Terrorist

Never. Akin is one of the most conservative members of Congress—97.24 lifetime ACU rating. He is not a Specter or Jeffords.


34 posted on 09/23/2012 2:22:11 PM PDT by kabar
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To: Tea Party Terrorist
He may even caucus with the Democrats if he’s the swing.

He does that, and those various-stripes of Republicans who called for his withdrawal (mind you, not just GOP-e, but conservatives leaders as well like Palin and West) are vindicated.

35 posted on 09/23/2012 2:22:39 PM PDT by paudio (Post-racial society: When we can legitimately hire and fire a Black man without feeling guilty.)
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To: Windy City Conservative

I hope Aiken wins. Screw the GOP. Its time for a new party hopefully while Romney is in office. The GOP is just a liberal away from the DNC.


36 posted on 09/23/2012 2:22:47 PM PDT by vetvetdoug
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To: conservaKate
Priebus...you jerk...it’s not a game!<>/B>

See this compilation of Eastwood's GOP speech and the Superbowl ad...

A gritty gut wrenching indictment of Obambi policies in 2 mins and 39 seconds and why it's not a game

Eastwood Reloaded (for bear)

37 posted on 09/23/2012 2:24:15 PM PDT by spokeshave (The only people better off today than 4 years ago are the Prisoners at Guantanamo.)
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To: Windy City Conservative
We don't need the Senate.

 

does that really need a sarc tag?

38 posted on 09/23/2012 2:25:37 PM PDT by NonValueAdded (Taranto: "The whole point of the metaphor is that if you can hear the whistle, you're the dog.")
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To: cardinal4

Unbelievable. The GOP is run by freakin morons.


39 posted on 09/23/2012 2:26:10 PM PDT by alice_in_bubbaland (When injustice becomes law, resistance becomes mandatory- Thomas Jefferson)
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To: Windy City Conservative

I thought Akin came back ahead in the polls. I can’t believe people would vote for McCaskill because Akin said one stupid thing.


40 posted on 09/23/2012 2:26:31 PM PDT by Defiant (If there are infinite parallel universes, why Lord, am I living in the one with Obama as President?)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks
MO is a very conservative state.

Well, it is except for St. Louis, Kansas City, the surrounding suburbs, and throw in Columbia for good measure. All of that means that Missouri is about evenly divided, but has trended more conservative in recent years. The winner of this race must have independents and a majority of the woman's vote. Akin can't do this, especially when McCaskill starts saturating the StL and KC media markets with adds reminding voters of the dangers of Akin's to women's "reproductive rights". That message will fall on deaf ears among conservatives, and they will largely vote for Akin. But, the critical votes that he needs for a victory will not pull the lever for him.

Conservatives seem to always make the mistake of thinking that conservative voters are sufficient to elect any pure conservative candidate. This is only true in the most red of states. Missouri is not in that category.

41 posted on 09/23/2012 2:27:14 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: Windy City Conservative
“We’re not going to play in Missouri with Todd Akin, I can tell you that,” Priebus said on ABC’s This Week

Well then little prince, why don't you just go and play with yourself???

42 posted on 09/23/2012 2:28:20 PM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Windy City Conservative

The stupid thing is, if the RNC would just shut up about Akin, most folks would probably forget about him, at least, nationally. I don’t know how he’s doing in MO.


43 posted on 09/23/2012 2:28:58 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: centurion316

What’s a “reproductive right”? You mean the right to have children? Thankfully, we have that right in the U.S.; unlike China where they can only have one child. Is Akin going to take away a woman’s right to have children?


44 posted on 09/23/2012 2:30:37 PM PDT by Windy City Conservative (Kyle Smith)
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To: hecht

“No, ALL educated people were disgusted with his comments, ....”

You mean like Al Gore or the National Education Association?


45 posted on 09/23/2012 2:35:00 PM PDT by Swirl
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To: hecht
I guess you didn't accept his apology and explanation. He made it quite clear that a woman could become pregnant thru forcible rape.

So how grievous is this gaffe versus someone who supports Obamacare and doesn't want it repealed? Obamacare funds abortion regardless of the how the child was impregnated. And we have the Death Panel (IPAB) that will allow 15 unelected bureaucrats to decide what treatment protocols will be allowed and how much will reimbursed to doctors and hospitals.

McCaskill is also pro-choice meaning that she has no problem killing human life up to the ninth month of pregnancy. So who really is the ignorant hillbilly?

46 posted on 09/23/2012 2:36:07 PM PDT by kabar
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To: hecht

No, ALL educated people were disgusted with his comments, and he can apologize , but he meant what he said

...ahhhh, only MORONS are even offended by his remarks. Grow up and figure out how many gallons of leftist Koolaid you are gulping down buying into the lamestream meme. Akin didn’t even say anything offensive in recaping what he had been told/read, and the obviously orchestrated attack was a set up which is an attack on any and all conservatives. Some people never learn that the leftists lie and make stuff up everyday...try not to fall for it next time.

ymmv


47 posted on 09/23/2012 2:36:23 PM PDT by ElectionInspector (Molon Labe...)
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To: Windy City Conservative

“Reproductive Rights” are code words for abortion and birth control. Democrats use this language to convince women to vote against pro life conservative comments. In Akin’s case, they will scare women into believing that Akin and the Republicans will criminalize use of any birth control. It’s an argument that has worked for years.


48 posted on 09/23/2012 2:43:20 PM PDT by centurion316
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To: ElectionInspector

oh yeah leftist koolaid, thats it.
i suppose you agree with what he said about women’s bodies preventing conception from rape.
as to morons, I am a physician of 25 years. Only morons were unoffended by his remarks.


49 posted on 09/23/2012 2:43:51 PM PDT by hecht (restore Hetch-Hetchy, and screw San Francisco and Pelosi)
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To: DManA

Didn’t he tell Mark Levin that they were going to finance his candidacy? If so, what a liar!


50 posted on 09/23/2012 2:44:20 PM PDT by Catsrus
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