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Karl Rove: My Fearless Political Predictions for 2014
Wall Street Journal ^ | 12/26/2013 | Karl Rove

Posted on 12/26/2013 11:25:16 AM PST by SeekAndFind

Edited on 12/26/2013 11:27:12 AM PST by Admin Moderator. [history]

It's time to see how well I did with my predictions for 2013 and to offer a set of 2014 forecasts.

I got 10 predictions for this year right. President Obama's job approval rating did drop—from 53% at year's start to 40% this week. There was a new administration scandal, the most significant being the IRS targeting of conservative groups. And ObamaCare's implementation was indeed "ragged and ugly" and "a continuing political advantage to Republicans" as forecast.


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TOPICS: Culture/Society; Government; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2014; 2014predictions; defundkarlrove; elections; gope; karlrove; predictions; predictionsfor2014; rino; rnc; tokyorove
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1 posted on 12/26/2013 11:25:16 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Is he wearing big boy pants yet?


2 posted on 12/26/2013 11:26:19 AM PST by Gaffer
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To: SeekAndFind

My prediction: The GOP is dead. Long live the tea party.

And Rove, shove it up your Obamahole.


3 posted on 12/26/2013 11:27:39 AM PST by Da Coyote
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To: SeekAndFind

“Karl Rove: My Fearless Political Predictions for 2014”

Why fearless? Because he has been so wrong so often that no one can believe he has the guts to make them?


4 posted on 12/26/2013 11:28:07 AM PST by Mastador1 (I'll take a bad dog over a good politician any day!)
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To: SeekAndFind
wear pajamas,

drink kool aid,

and make useless predictions.

5 posted on 12/26/2013 11:29:24 AM PST by Tula Git (There IS a coup in America and it's on track and almost complete.)
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To: SeekAndFind

My prediction is the GOPe’s war on conservatives continues until the GOP manages to lose the House and Senate


7 posted on 12/26/2013 11:32:46 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: SeekAndFind
So what does my crystal ball say for 2014?

Let me consult my muse-


8 posted on 12/26/2013 11:33:38 AM PST by mikrofon (Speak, Rover ... Good boy!)
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To: F15Eagle; KC_Lion

bump


9 posted on 12/26/2013 11:34:08 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: SeekAndFind

WHAT A FAT, DIGUSTING PIG!


10 posted on 12/26/2013 11:34:14 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: F15Eagle

“I predict that Bush43 may be the last Republican President”, Bush was a REPUBLICAN, Who knew?!


11 posted on 12/26/2013 11:35:50 AM PST by US Navy Vet (Go Packers! Go Rockies! Go Boston Bruins! See, I'm "Diverse"!)
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To: Mastador1

Never fear - they are grooming some more Bushes who will be acceptable to the NWO/Globalist regime.


12 posted on 12/26/2013 11:36:30 AM PST by Sioux-san
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To: Tula Git

wear pajamas, drink HOT CHOCOLATE, and make useless predictions.

13 posted on 12/26/2013 11:37:26 AM PST by Red Badger (Proud member of the Zeta Omicron Tau Fraternity since 2004...................)
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To: SeekAndFind

15 posted on 12/26/2013 11:39:13 AM PST by jimbo123
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To: F15Eagle
I predict that Bush43 may be the last Republican President we see, maybe ever

There is nothing to indicate that your statement will not be true. At this point I would say we have seen the last Republican majority in the House of Reps, and in the Senate.

If not this election cycle, then in the next few.

16 posted on 12/26/2013 11:39:33 AM PST by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: SeekAndFind

Who cares, unless to bet on the other side of every issue from that creep.


17 posted on 12/26/2013 11:39:57 AM PST by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: SeekAndFind

my number one political prediction for 2014, is that Carl Rove will continue to turn more people off, so much so that he’ll be a laughing stock in the general public


19 posted on 12/26/2013 11:40:56 AM PST by DoughtyOne (ZERO is still zero!)
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To: SeekAndFind

I don’t have WSJ; please post the list; can’t access it.


20 posted on 12/26/2013 11:41:58 AM PST by CincyRichieRich (“Some animals are more equal than others" - George Orwell)
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To: SeekAndFind

Karl Rove + WSJ = Chamber of Commerce RINOs


21 posted on 12/26/2013 11:42:14 AM PST by Uncle Miltie (Mohammed was a pedophile and Islam is a Totalitarian Death Cult.)
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To: SeekAndFind

1) Amnesty will pass in a voice-vote on the day before Christmas Eve, 2014

2) In the face of a relentless liberal media onslaught, rentamob strikes, and local ballot initiatives that keep passing handily, House Republicans will cave and pass a minimum wage increase above $10 per hour.

3) At least two of the red state Dem Sens currently facing re-election (Landrieu, Pryor, Begich, etc.) will think better of facing the voters and retire in the face of horrific polling.

4) More leaping screaming Socialists like Bill DeBlasio will win local races in blue states.

5) By Halloween the conventional wisdom that 2016 is Hillary’s to lose will be in serious jeopardy.

6) Just as with the budget deal, the GOP, not wanting to get in the way of a collapsing Obamacare, will cave on the debt limit.

7) Harry Reid will kill the filibuster for legislation as well as confirmations.

8) Obama will bottom out at 30% in at least one major poll over the summer.

9) Terry McAuliffe will complete his first year as Virginia Governor with at least three major-league scandals brewing.

10) A Progressive Populist who makes Elizabeth Warren look like Joe Lieberman will toss his or her hat into the Dem Primary race by October.


22 posted on 12/26/2013 11:42:24 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: Mastador1

Faux News got rid of Dick Morris for making the exact same prediction about last year’s presidential election, but keep Porky Pig Rove on the payroll.


24 posted on 12/26/2013 11:43:56 AM PST by NKP_Vet ("Rather than love, than money, than fame, then give truth" ~ Henry David Thoreau)
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To: Da Coyote

Thank-you.


25 posted on 12/26/2013 11:44:09 AM PST by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: F15Eagle

It will have its darkest nights, but like the start of winter, when the days start to get longer, the light will come back in.


26 posted on 12/26/2013 11:47:25 AM PST by Biggirl (“Go, do not be afraid, and serve”-Pope Francis)
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To: Sioux-san

You better bet TX will give a big vote in 2014 to George P. Some just never learn.


27 posted on 12/26/2013 11:48:25 AM PST by Theodore R.
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To: Buckeye McFrog

Sound possible, but VA will never figure out how awful their voter decisions are.


29 posted on 12/26/2013 11:50:45 AM PST by Theodore R.
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To: Theodore R.

I won’t vote for a Bush... heck I have doubts about Abbott. lol.


30 posted on 12/26/2013 11:50:51 AM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: Buckeye McFrog
10) A Progressive Populist who makes Elizabeth Warren look like Joe Lieberman will toss his or her hat into the Dem Primary race by October.

It will be November, buoyed by his landslide win in New York, Prince Andrew will announce that he intends to be president.

31 posted on 12/26/2013 11:51:23 AM PST by Ouderkirk (To the left, everything must evidence that this or that strand of leftist theory is true)
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To: NKP_Vet

My Predictions! Fearless as they may well be.

1. New scandals will hit the White House that will further tarnish Obama and his wife.
2. Obama will be removed under new scandals by June.
3. Biden will pardon ex-President Obama and become involved in scandal himself.
4. By August he will name Hillary as his VP.
5. By September Biden (now called Obiden) will resign.
6. Hillary will name John Kerry as her VP.
7. Bill Clinton will be made Sec. of State.
8. Hillary will dump Obamacare for a bi-partisan plan.
9. Hillary will run for President as an “outsider”
10. GOP to take Senate by a thin margin—hold House.
My Predictions—2014—the year of Three Presidents.


32 posted on 12/26/2013 11:53:23 AM PST by Forward the Light Brigade (Into the Jaws of H*ll)
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To: SeekAndFind

Karl Rove is still alive?


33 posted on 12/26/2013 11:53:44 AM PST by lurk
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To: SeekAndFind
I predict that in 2014 Obama will resign as President because of sickness.

Everybody got sick of him.

34 posted on 12/26/2013 11:55:53 AM PST by AU72
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To: F15Eagle

What in the world made you say the Bush II was a Republican?

He was, is, and will be a RINO. Go look at your history. MORE BIGGER G’ment


35 posted on 12/26/2013 12:02:31 PM PST by DanZ
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To: CincyRichieRich

RE: I don’t have WSJ; please post the list; can’t access it.

He did not have a list, just predictions he wrote in several paragraphs. If you can’t access the WSJ site, you can access Karl Rove’s own website. The same article is there.

See here:

http://www.rove.com/articles/507


37 posted on 12/26/2013 12:07:41 PM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: GeronL

I agree with you on Bush.

I hope and pray Abbott is a small g’ment guy.

Dan Patric for Lt. Governor - GIG Thumbs up

No to Cornyn


38 posted on 12/26/2013 12:08:05 PM PST by DanZ
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To: Ouderkirk

Demography is destiny.


39 posted on 12/26/2013 12:14:34 PM PST by kabar
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To: DanZ

definitely NO to Cornyn


40 posted on 12/26/2013 12:16:59 PM PST by GeronL (Extra Large Cheesy Over-Stuffed Hobbit)
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To: DanZ

I submit that you’ve got that whole RINO thing backwards.

Bush is a good Republican, and right in line with the majority of Republicans on most issues. The Republican party is a moderate party.

Conservatives are a minority in the R party, and therefore by default are the RINOs.

I left the R party 2007 as it is useless as well as an enemy of conservatives.

Also, most people who self-identify as conservative in polls aren’t...

The fight isn’t about R vs D anymore, it’s about intellectual elite busybodies vs the citizens of the USA.


41 posted on 12/26/2013 12:26:11 PM PST by SaxxonWoods (....Let It Burn...)
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To: SeekAndFind

My Fearless Prediction for 2014 is that Karl Rove’s hemorrhoids will grow to the size of tangelos.

And I can fearlessly predict this because I don’t care one way or another.

Just like Rove only wants his wealthy crony businessmen friends to have influence in Washington. If that happens, he doesn’t care what happens to the rest of America.


42 posted on 12/26/2013 12:39:30 PM PST by yefragetuwrabrumuy (Last Obamacare Promise: "If You Like Your Eternal Soul, You Can Keep It.")
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To: SeekAndFind

Mt first prediction is Karl will get the star roll as Porky in a life like Porky The Pig movie. My second one is he will continue to help Liberals from both parties unseat Conservatives.


43 posted on 12/26/2013 12:40:40 PM PST by cva66snipe (Two Choices left for U.S. One Nation Under GOD or One Nation Under Judgment? Which one say ye?)
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To: SeekAndFind
“Every Republican senator and virtually every representative challenged in a primary as insufficiently conservative will win. In reaction to ObamaCare, GOP political divisions are giving way to unity. Tens of millions more Americans will lose their coverage and find that new ObamaCare plans have higher premiums, larger deductibles and fewer doctors. Enrollment numbers will be smaller than projected and budget outlays will be higher. The White House will blame insurers and Republicans for the law's continuing failures.”

This is exactly what the RINO’s always count on, in the end conservative Americans will bow to the RINO candidate and vote for him or her. NOT THIS TIME Rover!!!!!

No more RINO candidates under no circumstance will I vote for a RINO again! Those days are completely over, Rover runs a RINO candidate, I stay home.

Rover has not figured it out yet, Americans are not going to take this crap any longer. The RINO’s are conspiring to pass amnesty for 40 million Mexican Nationals who broke into this country, and don't think for a minute the RINO’s are negotiating with the RINO’s and Rover to get “reasonable” gun control passed as well!!!

No Sir, RINO’s are toast, stick a fork in them, they are well done!!!!

Long live the Tea Party!!

44 posted on 12/26/2013 12:42:58 PM PST by PotatoChop (Respect is earned, not demanded by this out of control socialist government!)
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To: SeekAndFind

Put a sock in it Tokyo.


45 posted on 12/26/2013 12:45:21 PM PST by Georgia Girl 2 (The only purpose of a pistol is to fight your way back to the rifle you should never have dropped.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Thank you!


46 posted on 12/26/2013 12:47:30 PM PST by lonevoice (We can evade reality, but we cannot evade the consequences of evading reality)
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To: SeekAndFind

Oh no! Not Karl Tokyo Rove! Keep him away.


47 posted on 12/26/2013 12:52:34 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: Forward the Light Brigade

I have another prediction! Krispy Kreme buys Twinkies stocks with embezzled money from Hurricane Sandy yet Karl Rove still wants him for POTUS!


48 posted on 12/26/2013 1:10:46 PM PST by Viennacon
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To: SeekAndFind

Pompous jerk.


49 posted on 12/26/2013 1:11:30 PM PST by Fledermaus (If we here in TN can't get rid of the worthless Lamar, it's over.)
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To: SeekAndFind

“Every Republican senator and virtually every representative challenged in a primary as insufficiently conservative will win”

Rove in all his RINO glory is leading the charge of the light brigade. No dice, Tokyo. We’re ditching all of your RINO faves. Cochran, Gayham, Cornyn, all of em!


50 posted on 12/26/2013 1:13:34 PM PST by Viennacon
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