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Karl Rove: Next GOP Presidential Candidate Could Support Gay Marriage
NewsMax ^ | 03/25/2013

Posted on 03/25/2013 1:12:17 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

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.

Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, announced last week that he now supports gay marriage after learning one of his sons was gay.

Rove's comment was part of a panel discussion on ABC's "This Week." He did not elaborate.

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KEYWORDS: gaymarriage; gop; homosexuality; karlrove

1 posted on 03/25/2013 1:12:17 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Warmin’ the bench for Jeb.


2 posted on 03/25/2013 1:13:46 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: COBOL2Java

What? Is Jeb for gay marriage?


3 posted on 03/25/2013 1:14:34 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Go away Karl. NO one wants what you are selling.


4 posted on 03/25/2013 1:15:01 PM PDT by Lucky9teen (Peace is that brief glorious moment in history when everybody stands around reloading.~Thomas Jeffer)
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To: SeekAndFind

The Gay Old Party is blooming. How sweet!


5 posted on 03/25/2013 1:15:08 PM PDT by Edgar3 (Don't THREAD on me!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Rove’s finger must really hurt constantly being held up in the wind.


6 posted on 03/25/2013 1:15:52 PM PDT by Fledermaus (I'm done with the GOP. Let them wither and die. We need to start over.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Maybe he will but I won’t be voting for him.


7 posted on 03/25/2013 1:16:15 PM PDT by cripplecreek (REMEMBER THE RIVER RAISIN!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Then the next GOP candidate could do without my vote.


8 posted on 03/25/2013 1:16:39 PM PDT by Ironfocus
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To: SeekAndFind

I’d like the next GOP strategist to support the GOP.


9 posted on 03/25/2013 1:17:28 PM PDT by Vince Ferrer
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To: SeekAndFind

I wish we had more faggot news stories...


10 posted on 03/25/2013 1:21:06 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: SeekAndFind
Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, announced last week that he now supports gay marriage after learning one of his sons was gay


Sen. Rob Portman, R-Ohio, announced last week that he now supports NAMBLA after learning one of his other sons is a pedophile.

11 posted on 03/25/2013 1:23:50 PM PDT by Linda Frances (Woe to those who call evil good and good evil, who put darkness for light and light for darkness)
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To: Ironfocus

Same here. It looks like Rove is already planning the strategy for the next RINO candidate.And, by the way, I’m totally upset about my senator, Rob Portman. He has sold out to the RINO machine, lock, stock and barrel. He’ll never get another vote from me.


12 posted on 03/25/2013 1:24:28 PM PDT by Catsrus
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To: SeekAndFind

I’m goona puke.

He’s prolly right.

So, what choice will we have then?

Just vote for lower offices, I guess, as long as those don’t go all rainbow on us, too.


13 posted on 03/25/2013 1:27:26 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Why would ANYONE listen to the Rove Job? People get paid for being correct and this guy is beyond an idiot.


14 posted on 03/25/2013 1:29:33 PM PDT by fuente
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To: SeekAndFind

Heck I wouldn’t be surprised if the next GOP candidate is Hillary. I mean she’s a little right of Obama so she is perfect...Rove would be happy. The Rino’s love that hag....perfect fit!


15 posted on 03/25/2013 1:31:29 PM PDT by oust the louse (You need your parents signature to go on a school field trip but not to get an abortion.)
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To: EEGator

Honestly, not a day can go by without reading/hearing something about the queer brigade. Sick to death of it all and how I wish tubby Rove would get a freakin clue!


16 posted on 03/25/2013 1:31:40 PM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44 (Fluck this adminstration of misfits.)
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To: fuente

Exactly. He is way overrated. He is actually quite stupid. And I recall him bashing GOP candidates. By promoting gay marriage, the GOP candidate will lose more than he will gain in votes.


17 posted on 03/25/2013 1:33:48 PM PDT by apocalypto
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To: SeekAndFind

The woods are crawling with so called conservative people supporting homosexual agendas. We knew about Cheney’s daughter. Then there is Rove’s father. Now we find Justice Roberts has a niece who will be given big time publicity at the SC hearings on homo privileges. Perhaps Larry Sinclair will be emboldened to talk more about Obama. The world is not what used to be taken as normal


18 posted on 03/25/2013 1:33:54 PM PDT by noinfringers2
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To: AllAmericanGirl44

It’s disgusting, and I hope Rove comes down here to FL and falls into a sinkhole.


19 posted on 03/25/2013 1:34:31 PM PDT by EEGator
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To: SeekAndFind
>> What? Is Jeb for gay marriage? <<

Today he's not...

20 posted on 03/25/2013 1:46:41 PM PDT by BillyBoy ( Impeach Obama? Yes We Can!)
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To: SeekAndFind

This crap is pissing me off so bad, I’m actually willing to give Huck another look.


21 posted on 03/25/2013 1:47:19 PM PDT by wolfman23601
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To: noinfringers2; BillyBoy
The operative word for Politicians today is "evolution". You can lie to your teeth before the elections and then after you win, you can conveniently "evolve" your opinions. Now, Missouri Senator Clare McCaskill "evolved" into supporting gay marriage .
22 posted on 03/25/2013 1:49:06 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

The GOP will be dead to me if this is true.


23 posted on 03/25/2013 1:50:10 PM PDT by NJBushcountry
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To: SeekAndFind

Jeb’s flexible; he’ll be whatever the consultants tell him to be


24 posted on 03/25/2013 1:55:08 PM PDT by COBOL2Java (Fighting Obama without Boehner & McConnell is like going deer hunting without your accordion)
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To: SeekAndFind

rove is exactly right, the next GOP candidate should be pro gay marriage....that’s why we need to get rolling with the Tea Party!!!


25 posted on 03/25/2013 1:58:59 PM PDT by RS_Rider (I hate Illinois Nazis)
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To: SeekAndFind
This has been their goal for a long time.

We need a new party ASAP. The way things are going, not many will defend traditional marriage because they are fishing for votes and it will not work.

26 posted on 03/25/2013 2:06:03 PM PDT by Christie at the beach
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To: SeekAndFind

Why, there pillsbury? Looking at nuptials for you and miss Lindsey?


27 posted on 03/25/2013 2:12:56 PM PDT by Vaquero (Don't pick a fight with an old guy. If he is too old to fight, he'll just kill you.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Yep, the next loser republican.


28 posted on 03/25/2013 2:30:03 PM PDT by aMorePerfectUnion (Gone rogue, gone Galt, gone international, gone independent. Gone.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Thats an easy one Karl

The candidate supports gay marriage, I don’t support the candidate.


29 posted on 03/25/2013 2:31:07 PM PDT by Venturer
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To: SeekAndFind

Is Rove a little bit light in his loafers?


30 posted on 03/25/2013 2:51:00 PM PDT by forgotten man (forgotten man)
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To: SeekAndFind

Which is why they want Roberts to make it a “right”.

Removes it from the election, and gives the GOP a solid “lock” on social cons now that abortion is starting to go the other way.


31 posted on 03/25/2013 3:03:08 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: noinfringers2

Google “The Franklin Coverup”.

The GOP has been very Gay friendly for a long time.


32 posted on 03/25/2013 3:08:41 PM PDT by redgolum ("God is dead" -- Nietzsche. "Nietzsche is dead" -- God.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Methinks Karl Rove is Gay....and not what my grandparents would have called “gay”


33 posted on 03/25/2013 3:22:31 PM PDT by SeminoleCounty (GOP = Greenlighting Obama's Programs)
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To: SeekAndFind
(Art.) 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.

Bullcrap. Karl is just busy trying to take conscience off the menu again.

Not that he ever had one. No wonder the Bushes call him "Turd Blossom".

34 posted on 03/25/2013 4:49:25 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: SeminoleCounty
Oliver Stone implied that in his 2004 film, W. ... he gave Richard Dreyfuss (portraying Rove) a line identifying Rove as a gay man.

Who knows if it was true, or well-sourced. It would explain a lot of things Rove has done or been involved with going back beyond 2000, but then so would gay PAC money.

35 posted on 03/25/2013 4:51:31 PM PDT by lentulusgracchus
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To: SeminoleCounty

http://www.fairfaxunderground.com/forum/read/40/1121543.html

Mark Levin on his radio show the other night was ranting against Karl Rove’s new anti tea-party political group. Mark then dropped this b@mbshell; “Who died and made you Queen for a day? Yes, Karl, I said ‘Queen.’”

There have been rumors about Karl for years; remember his involvement getting fake reporter and gay prostitute Jeff Gannon (James Guckert) a White House Press pass?

Could Mark’s statement be equivalent to Bill Maher’s “Share the same bathhouses,” comment on now self-outed Ken Mehlman?


36 posted on 03/25/2013 4:53:48 PM PDT by NKP_Vet
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To: SeekAndFind

Makes no difference to me, I’ve been done voting for Republicans. I will vote for conservatives at the local level. There aren’t any true conservatives at the national level, and even when they talk a good game and say all the right things, they never fail to get co-opted if they win.

So let the GOP enjoy all the power it’s going to acquire from “reaching out” to groups whose very existence as such in the GOP undermines everything which gave me reason to vote for them. We’ll both find out if the trade-off was worth it for them, in terms of pure power. There’s no doubt it wasn’t worth it in the loss of principle and integrity, at least IMO.


37 posted on 03/25/2013 5:02:37 PM PDT by mrsmel (One Who Can See)
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To: SeekAndFind
"GOP strategist Karl Rove says he can imagine a Republican candidate in the next presidential campaign supporting gay marriage."

Of course he can.

And when social conservatives once again stay home in droves to avoid voting for the third consecutive liberal squish Republican Presidential candidate, he STILL won't get why he keeps losing.

38 posted on 03/25/2013 5:05:33 PM PDT by Colonel_Flagg (Blather. Reince. Repeat.)
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To: cripplecreek

Neither will I.


39 posted on 03/25/2013 5:21:24 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: All

Then the GOP party will be dead forever.


40 posted on 03/25/2013 6:31:36 PM PDT by ClarenceThomasfan (What is America coming too?)
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To: SeekAndFind
I don't think so, Karl.

 
Marriage = One Man and One Woman
Til' Death Do Us Part

41 posted on 03/25/2013 6:38:39 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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To: COBOL2Java

Jeb is a Catholic. Why would he support gay unions?


42 posted on 03/25/2013 6:39:13 PM PDT by Salvation ("With God all things are possible." Matthew 19:26)
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43 posted on 03/25/2013 7:30:54 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (Romney would have been worse, if you're a dumb ass.)
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