Skip to comments.RNC Declares War on Conservative Grassroots
Posted on 04/04/2013 11:41:33 PM PDT by Bratch
At a meeting of the Ripon Society held in Washington, D.C.'s exclusive Capitol Hill Club on Tuesday, new Republican National Committee Chief of Staff Mike Shields effectively declared war on the conservative grassroots. In a strong attack, Shields coined a new derogatory term, "the professional right," to refer to groups that have publicly criticized the recent RNC "Autopsy" report.
"It's a term I'll be using often in the coming months," he told the crowd of about 40 Ripon Society members, RNC insiders, and Capitol Hill staffers. But Reagan biographer Craig Shirley, who was not one of those in attendance at the meeting, was quick to note that Shields's new term had already backfired. As opposed to what, unprofessional Republicans?" he shot back.
"These attacks on conservatism by the Establishment GOP are reminiscent of those made against Reagan all through the 1960s and 70s and even into his presidency, Shirley added.
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It is obvious that the RNC is defunct, and now just another Socialist party....Communist/Democrat lite.
Screw them all, but little concern to me since I fled the country.
The USA will not recover in my lifetime, if at all.
We declared war on them in 1964.
Bring it on RINOs.
none of these political people deserve to hold power in this country of ours anymore . They have failed utterly , they have corrupted the noble institutions and processes utterly .
It’s time to relieve them all of duty , utterly .
the opposite of “the professional right” is “the unprofessional left”? I wonder what liberals would think about that.
“the opposite of the professional right is the unprofessional left? “
No, the Perpetually Wrong
"And please don't call me Shirley!"
Mike Sheilds and the RNC can KMA.
But of course, all will be forgiven when it comes time for them to ask for our votes.
Since RNC issued their ‘Autopsy’ report Mr. Shields must be speaking from his grave. How can you work from a dead organization?
Take yur pick.
What in the name of Pete is “The Ripon Society”?
“What in the name of Pete is The Ripon Society?”
I’ve never heard of that one before, but it’s obviously some sort of Republican think-tank or advocacy group, as the Republican Party was founded in Ripon, Wisconsin.
The Badger State: birthplace of both the Republican Party and the American League.
And independent will be a term that I will be using
The commonly accepted history is that the Republican Party was founded in Ripon, Wisconsin in 1854.
The Ripon Society is a group that has consistently advocated through the decades for a liberal Republican Party.
The GOPe is now filled with the “world’s oldest professionals”. Advisors who want to get paid first, and care nothing about worn out, used up, product they peddle.
They will never again win a national election.
It is not as if this is a big secret that nobody ever guessed.
The RNC will continue to be a force to contend with given that they receive huge bundles of cash from big business.
However, they have no ideas; they continue to be the “vote for me, not the Dim, because I’ll only increase government 60% as much as the Dim will” party.
They have no fire in the belly and no ideas. They are a Dead Party Walking.
I pick both. What America needs is a new party, headed by new leaders who understand conservative values as expressed by the men who founded this, the greatest nation on earth. It must be a party with leaders who are not afraid to speak the truth, and who are willing to sacrifice everthing to bring America back to its rightful place in the world. Period.