Skip to comments.[Tokyo] Rove sees potential support for gay marriage
Posted on 03/24/2013 2:26:10 PM PDT by Olog-hai
GOP strategist Karl Rove says he can imagine a Republican candidate in the next presidential campaign supporting gay marriage.
The statement from the former adviser to President George W. Bush appears to acknowledge that opposition to gay marriage has waned in some conservative circles.
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It looks like the GOOBers might be going after the “gay marriage” supporter vote.
The world of Conservatism according to ol’ RINO Rove. . or “when both parties become ONE”.
Not on my watch!! FUKR!!
We have real problems in this country.
Gay married fudge packing is somewhere around number 1,025 out of 1,024 in importance.
Shove it, gays.
If that’s true, then they have lost my vote forever. I will not change my values to win an election, and I will never listen to another word which comes out of Rove’s mouth.
The GOP is dead to me.
Karl Rove is the clear enemy of conservatism and his comments have become irrelevant and often flat-out lies, uttered for sheer political expediency.
The RATS and Media (but I repeat myself) have pulled of a really slick rope-a-dope on this issue. The go out and repeat the mantra of “The Republican Party is done for if it doesn’t support gay marriage”, knowing full well that this is something that traditionalists and conservatives cannot do.
At best, they split the R party and continue to win elections as a result. At worst they actually succeed in getting the R Party to support gay marriage, and that enhances the support from there base, who have absolutely no intention of ever voting for a Republican no matter way.
Win-Win for the RATS and Media. R Party is roped and beaten either way.
I "swerved into the truth," as Rush would say.
no never Karl. I am done with the R. I will vote I from now on.
This guy Rove is one of the best deals the Democrats ever had. He is the very model of extracting money from a class of people to ensure that class of people loses. Or even becomes enslaved. Simply uncanny. Imagine convincing mushy Republicans that he is actually working for Republican victories when he is doing exactly the opposite. For that, I give him a grudging degree of Machiavellian credit. Like I give the owners of Solyndra credit.
As long as Rove is given a shred of credibility, the GOP will never win another national election. I can’t state it any simpler.
Good idea Karl. Be sure it’s your candidate and get the message out right at the beginning before the first primary.
See my tag line!
Rove thinks that approving gay marriage will be the end of gay agenda.
It will just be the beginning.
No but HELL no. I am so mad right now.
unacceptable rhetoric. Absolutely unacceptable, you owe this whole site an apology for that outburst. I can’t stand that man or RINOs in general, but that does not excuse your tantrum.
What is with Rove and his obsession with sticking it to the Tea Party . . . ?
He’s just got to be hardcore liberal. Undoubtedly he was behind the gay marriage push all along; during Bush’s presidency, I saw the big rise of gay marriage movements seemingly out of the blue. He’s part of it.
Hard to believe that 4 short years ago most of us were saying things like...”Rove! You magnificent bastard”!
Now it’s just “Rove, You Bastard!”
It is woefully sick in the head to alienate Christian Conservative voters (who do vote Republican) on homosexual marriage (2 % of the population), to appeal to voters who very likely will not vote Republican anyway.
Exactly. The 2010 midterm gains were not achieved by a leftward push. Go further left, lose bigger.
As I wrote on a previous message:
I could care less what Karl Rove thinks. God will judge us as a nation, and that is all that matters!
Between this and his fried chicken remark, Karl Rove is on a roll.
As for my people, children are their oppressors, and women rule over them. O my people, they which lead thee cause thee to err, and destroy the way of thy paths.
What Tokyo Rove is saying that, in the future, the difference between the dhimmicraps and the gutless party will become imperceptible.
Hell, I could’ve told you that, and I am not even a politician.
When you run two Democrats against each other, people will vote for the real Democrat.
Rove’s Democrat will lose.
I’m not 100% sure what Rand Paul’s position is on this. I say that, not b/c I’m on the Paul Bandwagon although I do agree with pretty much everything the guy has stated publicly. On a personal level, I don’t agree with it. But...
Why does the government get to decide who gets married and who doesn’t? Why do I, or anyone else, need the governments permission to join in a union with someone else. I thought that the whole ‘marriage’ thing was something that is decided upon by whatever religion a person practices. If 2 gay men/women want to get married, then let them go to whatever church they practice at, if they do, and let the church deal with it.
If it’s matter of benefits provided by Company A or Company B, most companies already give benefits to significant others anyway. Let it be there decision. I used to date a Delta flight attendant. The gay employees were given more benefits than the straight ones. That was Delta’s decision.
We need to let rove, boehner, mcconell, mccain, gramnisty and the boys keep the GOP just like it is and get moving with the Tea Party!
Support is strong from divorce lawyers!
Gays are finding open arms in Rove’s circles, and probably in his bed.
When is this guy gonna just take his money and go tf away?
Perhaps we should concentrate on setting up Tea Parties on the state level and emulate the Conservative Party of New York, which supports conservative Republicans but runs its own nominees in races where the Democrat and Republican candidates are both too liberal.
Any GOP-er that is even slightly wobbly on favoring this stomach-churning degeneracy of homosex marriage is frankly no better than Obama in my book. Caving on budgets, Obamacare, amnesty... and now contemplating jumping into the bathhouse with the pervs! I don’t even recognize the Party I supported my whole life. They sure don’t seem to share any of my values. Heck, they seem to be at all-out war with my values!
It’s gay marriage this and gay marriage that, ALL THE TIME. So people say, when they hear it for the umpteenth time, that OF COURSE gay marriage is normal. It’s mentioned on TV all the time, is it not? The press is influencing public opinion for the nth time and being damn successful at it.
Watch for an explosion of the gayness rate. If kids grow up being indoctrinated that having two mommies or two daddies is totally normal then my prediction is that the number of homosexuals is going to explode.
Anything but continuing down this dead end. The GOP already did an autopsy on itself, if that isn’t enough clue that the acronym is as good as RIP I don’t know what is.
Rove is an avowed atheist. He hates anything connected with Christianity and conservatism. Hiring Rove is the one thing that makes me think GWB is an idiot. Rove didn’t get Bush elected, Hillarycare did and John Kerry got Bush re-elected. Why do you think Rove picks Holy Week to startstirring his crap?
I have never liked or trusted Rove. My wish is that he would go away.
He’s sticking it to Social Conservatives not the Tea Party this time.
Rove is going to destroy the GOP by pushing it Center Left.
Context, anyone?? Can someone provide the context?????
Oh, Good Lord...the context is an AP story (yeah, like the AP is really gonna be trusted?) AND it was a singular comment, without elaboration, in a “panel discussion”.
Come on people.
The comment was bad enough as a stand-alone statement; no alleged context can fix it. And besides, he knew exactly what the liberal media would do with it. That bomb can only hurt conservatives.