Skip to comments.David Brooks: The Establishment Will Eventually Win Fight Against Tea Party
Posted on 02/10/2013 7:33:18 AM PST by SeekAndFindEdited on 02/10/2013 7:35:11 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]
JUDY WOODRUFF, PBS NEWSHOUR: Well, bring it back home, and talking about politics, pure politics, inside the Republican Party, David, it looks like there are some -- we have seen some evidence of this, but now it looks like it's more out in the open, that some of the traditional -- folks we thought of as being traditional leaders of the Republican Party are openly challenging the Tea Party.
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Liberty will be crushed.
Orwell was right.
I have no doubt that the GOP Establishment Elites will be working behind the scenes with Team Obama to defeat the real conservatives that make up the TEA Party movement.
By TEA (Taxed Enough Already) Party he means the American taxpayers. By the “establishment”, he means freeloaders dependent upon the government and other people’s money for their existence.
Consider the soured: PBS NEWSHOUR
The (RINO) Establishment will not win. Keep your eye on Ted Cruz.
More Leftist Propaganda. More lies just like the WON.
David Brooks ought to just switch parties and be done with it.
Same thing for David Gergen, Joe Scarborough, and any other pundit who pretends to be a “moderate” Republican.
They won the battle against the Reaganites.
If so, they win by losing. We saw a lot of people stay home in 2012, and that will only grow if the party ignores conservative principles.
It is remarkable to watch a party that consistantly wins with conservatism on the ballot and consistantly loses when moderate, yet the ‘smart’ people always push to the middle.
The GOPe are Kapo republicans.
They’ll help keep the prisoners in line as long as their leftist SS masters throw them a few crumbs.
David Brooks... Go back to what you know, like the study of pant creases, you ignorant POS.
The one who will win in the end is God. In fact He has already won this debate. We are all just playing catch up.
The TEA party movement, since the establishment has decided they are to be defeated, may end up facing a stark choice: Capitulate, or bring down the establishment.
TEA parties were designed to influence the establishment, not to destroy it. The establishment’s choice to confront the movement head-on means that the TEA party movement will either adapt to battlefield conditions or perish.
In my humble opinion, adaptation for survival is imperative.
Don’t bet on it Dave.
Problem is, the WASHINGTONIANS are a lot closer, have direct access to our bank accounts, and can jail anybody on trumped up charges.
Primary all incumbents and elect citizens who pledge to go to DC not to reform the federal apparatus but to dismantle it.
RINO is a misnomer. Considering the leadership of the party and the majority of its representatives....RINOs ARE the Republican Party.
Rather than label them as RINOs....call them what they are...Republicans.
It is conservatives who are in the minority.
That was in a large part Reagan's fault. I have always wondered why Reagan didn't groom a successor to carry on his policies--for example, naming Jack Kemp to a prominent position in the Cabinet. When the 1988 Republican presidential primary race came down to Bush vs. Dole, the Reagan revolution was over.
the ‘establishment’ gets its power and money from taxes
the TEA party wants to radically cut taxation and govt spending
of course the two will collide... they’re natural enemies
(remember this the next time you think your congresscritter will do something right)
Well, I think one problem is that the Tea Party movement was more or less unanimous in its opposition to Obamacare. However, many of the Tea Party folks have no appetite for cutting the entitlement programs (Social Security, Medicare) that many of them receive. Ever since the GOP began talking more about cutting Social Security and Medicare and less about cutting Obamacare, there have been fewer large Tea Party events.
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