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Report: Wall Street Republicans Prefer Hillary over Ted Cruz, Rand Paul
Breitbart's Big Government ^ | April 28, 2014 | Tony Lee

Posted on 04/28/2014 5:34:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet

The permanent political class and their donors think a Jeb Bush vs. Hillary Clinton battle in 2016 would be a win-win scenario, and many Republican Wall Street donors would rather have Clinton in the White House than Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) or Sen. Rand Paul (R-KY).

According to a Politico report, "the darkest secret in the big money world of the Republican coastal elite is that the most palatable alternative to a nominee such as Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas or Sen. Rand Paul of Kentucky would be Clinton."

“If it turns out to be Jeb versus Hillary we would love that and either outcome would be fine,” a Wall Street donor told the publication. “We could live with either one. Jeb versus Joe Biden would also be fine. It’s Rand Paul or Ted Cruz versus someone like Elizabeth Warren that would be everybody’s worst nightmare.”

Fearing "heavy blowback," no one would go on the record in an article that tries to set the establishment narrative that Jeb Bush should get support because Hillary would have an easier road to the White House if a conservative candidate won the nomination in 2016.

Other Wall Street Republicans have said there would not be any "panic" with Hillary Clinton...

(Excerpt) Read more at breitbart.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Constitution/Conservatism; Extended News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2016; 2016election; benwhite; breitbart; bush; cruz; hillary; hillary2016; jebbush; maggiehaberman; nottoobreitbart; politico; randpaul; teaparty; tedcruz; uniparty; wallstreet
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Which is pretty much all you need to know about the Republican Party circa 2014. Especially the GOPe.
1 posted on 04/28/2014 5:34:24 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Why would they oppose Rand Paul, he just wholeheartedly endorsed susan collins.


2 posted on 04/28/2014 5:36:32 PM PDT by The_Republic_Of_Maine (Be kept informed on Maine's secession, sign up at freemaine@hushmail.com)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
the big money world of the Republican coastal elite

Big money and big business are subsidized by big government and don't want to see it dissolved - to h*ll with the American People or America for that matter.

3 posted on 04/28/2014 5:39:04 PM PDT by PapaNew
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To: The_Republic_Of_Maine

Diversion/cover.


4 posted on 04/28/2014 5:39:19 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Well, looks like we have a problem, then. I don't think I can break bread with folks who prefer that Beastie over damn near anyone, let alone Ted Cruz.

A lot of consultants are going to earn their retirements raising money from this crowd, and in the end the Great Boogie won't be elected President regardless.

5 posted on 04/28/2014 5:39:54 PM PDT by Prospero (Si Deus trucido mihi, ego etiam fides Deus.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

FUGOPE!


6 posted on 04/28/2014 5:40:34 PM PDT by Jim Robinson (Resistance to tyrants is obedience to God!!)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

But 2DV! We gotta vote Republican no matter what! Don’t we? CuZ they are worse than the dems aren’t they?


7 posted on 04/28/2014 5:41:00 PM PDT by Norm Lenhart (How's that 'lesser evil' workin' out for ya?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I may be getting too old, but I was raised to believe one should oppose big government, big labor and big business.


8 posted on 04/28/2014 5:42:43 PM PDT by MacombBob
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To: The_Republic_Of_Maine

Tell his fanboys here.


9 posted on 04/28/2014 5:44:15 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I don’t trust ANY politicians OR Media these days. No one knows where any of this info is coming from. Could be made up out of whole cloth. Feh!


10 posted on 04/28/2014 5:45:07 PM PDT by originalbuckeye (Moderation in temper is always a virtue; moderation in principle is always a vice. Paine)
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To: Jim Robinson

Can you believe these $#*+heads?

Bob Schieffer: Romney May Run if Jeb Bush Doesn’t
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/3149663/posts


11 posted on 04/28/2014 5:45:34 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet (I will raise $2M for Cruz and/or Palin's next run, what will you do?)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

May our streets run ankle deep in our own vomit. I never imagined we could arrive at such a juncture.


12 posted on 04/28/2014 5:47:07 PM PDT by Attention Surplus Disorder (At no time was the Obama administration aware of what the Obama administration was doing)
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13 posted on 04/28/2014 5:48:56 PM PDT by musicman (Until I see the REAL Long Form Vault BC, he's just "PRES__ENT" Obama = Without "ID")
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The 2016 primaries might turn out to be the only time I vote that year. If Bush (sequel 3), a re-Romney, NJ Rat-lite, or some other RINO is what come out from under the GOP rock, they can stick their candidate.


14 posted on 04/28/2014 5:49:03 PM PDT by Proud2BeRight
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
And here I've been getting all riled up because the democRATs are evil. Turns out the pigs at the helm of the repugnant party are just as bad.

I've voted in my last election. I hope the Rats establish a monarchy. At the least, a dynasty.

15 posted on 04/28/2014 5:50:57 PM PDT by LouAvul (In favor of reducing government to a more common sense entity.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

TRAITORS, which means that if WE DON’T END UP WITH A CONSERVTIVE, why should I support their nominee? It worked out so well with John McCain, Mitt Romney, the elder President Bush and Bob Dole?..


16 posted on 04/28/2014 5:50:59 PM PDT by JSDude1 (Defeat Hagan, elect a Constutional Conservative: Dr. Greg Brannon!)
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To: LouAvul
I hope the Rats establish a monarchy. At the least, a dynasty.

It's not beyond belief

Hillary (2017-2025)

MooseChelle (2025-2033)

Chelsea (2033-2041)

Malaria Obama (2041-2049)

17 posted on 04/28/2014 5:56:05 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Some Republicans are rich, but there is no guarantee that they are smart. This article proves it.

Time to do a bitchslap on RICH RINO REPUBLICANS. Attack them as the Left does. Call them out as selfish, greedy Wall Street pigs (hattip to the Occupy Movement though they had no idea what they were saying).

Let’s show the American public that we stand for the American Public, not Wall Street fatcats from either party.

Time to clean house from stem to stern (or is it bow to stern). We can’t trust “suits” period. They are too invested in their own selfish welfare instead of trying to help save our country.


18 posted on 04/28/2014 5:59:55 PM PDT by MadMax, the Grinning Reaper
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

then again,aren’t registered Republicans about 28% of the voting population while close to 45% to 60% are conservatives and independents?,if Jeb decides to Run,we all know he will never get passed Paul and Cruz in any of the first primaries.Can u imagine Jeb winding up in 6th/7th place after the first primary? U think he will still stay in the race?


19 posted on 04/28/2014 6:02:31 PM PDT by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

“It’s Rand Paul or Ted Cruz versus someone like Elizabeth Warren that would be everybody’s worst nightmare”

“It’s Rand Paul or Ted Cruz versus someone like Elizabeth Warren that would be “The Protection Racket’s” worst nightmare”


20 posted on 04/28/2014 6:02:39 PM PDT by Varsity Flight (Extortion-Care is the Government Work-Camp: Arbeitsziehungslager)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Corporate Welfare junkies.


21 posted on 04/28/2014 6:03:04 PM PDT by Psalm 73 ("Gentlemen, you can't fight in here - this is the War Room".)
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; ...
A.K.A., Breitbart's Tony Lee touts a Politico shill piece.
22 posted on 04/28/2014 6:03:42 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/news/3149573/posts


23 posted on 04/28/2014 6:04:27 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016

I’m not a fan of Jeb, but what makes you think he would do worse than Romney did in the primaries? Didn’t Romney win 3 of the first 5? Won’t Jeb have the same huge financial backing?


24 posted on 04/28/2014 6:07:16 PM PDT by nascarnation (Toxic Baraq Syndrome: hopefully infecting a Dem candidate near you)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

I’m glad the battle is finally out in the open.

its time for us to fight and win.


25 posted on 04/28/2014 6:08:50 PM PDT by St_Thomas_Aquinas ( Isaiah 22:22, Matthew 16:19, Revelation 3:7)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Exactly. Today we have two main parties: The Democrats and Democrats-lite which is exactly why Cruz, or Palin or any other conservative who wants to run should run as an independent because if they seek the Democrat-lite nomination they will never get it. The Democrat-lites will destroy them just like they did with Herman Cain so they can prop up their Democrat-lite candidate who will be just like the Democrat candidate.


26 posted on 04/28/2014 6:11:37 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
According to a Politico report...

Fearing "heavy blowback," no one would go on the record...

LOL.

27 posted on 04/28/2014 6:16:06 PM PDT by FreeReign
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To: PapaNew

These stupid asses could very well be looking at Paris, 1793 the way things are going. Didn’t work out so well for the elite then, either.


28 posted on 04/28/2014 6:18:29 PM PDT by ought-six ( Multiculturalism is national suicide, and political correctness is the cyanide capsule.)
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To: SunkenCiv
Breitbart under the new management has gone commie.

This article is 100% horsesh1t. Just read it. It's all gossip and hearsay. As if wallstreet was just a handful of people.

29 posted on 04/28/2014 6:29:44 PM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: JSDude1
But here's the kicker. Vote. Don't vote. DemoRAT. Repugnant. The pigs at the the helm at the RNC get rich regardless. It's not about morality. It's about money.

Conservatives are irate but the RNC doesn't care one way or the other.

Screw it. I'm voting green party. Throwing a vote away is throwing a vote away, regardless.

30 posted on 04/28/2014 6:32:35 PM PDT by LouAvul (In favor of reducing government to a more common sense entity.)
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To: Varsity Flight

Ted Cruz is a Princeton/Harvard educated lawyer. He may be a black sheep, but he’s a member of the tribe.


31 posted on 04/28/2014 6:35:03 PM PDT by mac_truck ( Aide toi et dieu t aidera)
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To: MacombBob

Hey Bob, the bus to the re-education camp will be by in about 30 minutes. Your name came up on the list...


32 posted on 04/28/2014 6:35:50 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

Yes, this should come as no surprise to anyone. During the last 2 elections, the GOPe threw senate seats to the dems. They did this so the tea party candidates would not reach critical mass and threaten their power & influence in the party. They feared that the tea partiers would enact real reform. They did this thru operatives and by withholding money from tea party candidates who had a real chance of winning. They even supported that write-in wench from Alaska (Murkowski) even tho she lost the primary.

So how does it make you feel that they would rather lose the senate than tolerate more conservatives?


33 posted on 04/28/2014 6:35:54 PM PDT by FreeInWV (Have you had enough change yet?)
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To: nascarnation

Id rather see Jeb run For Governor as an independent to keep Charlie Crisp from winning! I can’t stand Crisp!


34 posted on 04/28/2014 6:36:42 PM PDT by Cruz_West_Paul2016
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

So does John McCain. If a conservative would get the nomination, the GOP DC crowd will do what Richard Lugar did to Murdock in the Indiana Senate race.

They will sabotage the nominee out of pure spite.


35 posted on 04/28/2014 6:38:22 PM PDT by dforest
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Easy to understand if you recall Hillary’s brilliance as a commodity trader years ago....../s off.


36 posted on 04/28/2014 6:40:20 PM PDT by TruthWillWin (The problem with socialism is that you eventually run out of other peoples money.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

You are undoubtedly smarter than you look.

Your post made a significant point. The elections of 2014 and 2016 are going to be the biggest dis-information campaigns in the history of the world.

Unfortunately, most of the little people will never suspect that they are being fed a pile of c**p while being told that they are eating crumpets...

What I love is the meme that Hillary is one of the world’s strongest and most courageous statesmen ever.

Tell you what, when that shoe whizzed by her when she was on that stage, she curled up into a tiny little ball and looked like someone’s 95 year old great grandma. If elected in 2016, she will die in office of ill health before the end of her first term. Of course, we the little people will be told that she fell and bumped her head and that she will be ok in just a few weeks. Meanwhile Ol’ Bill
will end up with that third term he always dreamed of.


37 posted on 04/28/2014 6:47:42 PM PDT by Delta Dawn (Fluent in two languages: English and cursive.)
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To: FreeInWV

Yeah, it’s unreal, a new party has to be formed and fast. I mean look at the last two candidates they picked, McCain and then Romney and then they wonder why they lost. Well when they are pushing the same exact kind of candidate as the Democrats, people tend to look down upon that, as if Republicans have gone insane. Why even bother calling themselves Republicans? The gig is up, the scam is exposed, everybody knows they are pushing another version of the same party. Last election worked out real well didn’t it? “Oh Obamacare? Well I invented that in Massachusetts!” Say what?? It was a choice between the leftist candidate or the leftist candidate.


38 posted on 04/28/2014 6:48:43 PM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Hitlery: Incarnation of evil.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
Mike Pence 2016.....
39 posted on 04/28/2014 6:51:30 PM PDT by God luvs America (63.5 million pay no income tax and vote for DemoKrats...)
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To: PapaNew

US as quickly becoming neo patrimonial state. I believe the election of Hillary Clinton would cement the ‘Change’.
The parties are interwoven as is the private and public sectors. This is the ‘Public/Private partnership’ they promote. Until you can control or at least have oversight of the bureaucracies, like IRS,EPA,BLM, DOT, & NSA, we’re toast.


40 posted on 04/28/2014 6:53:23 PM PDT by griswold3
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Is anyone really surprised about this? The Dems have been Wall Street’s best friends over the past 20 years!


41 posted on 04/28/2014 6:57:56 PM PDT by SuziQ
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

Palin, Cruz, or LOSE.


42 posted on 04/28/2014 6:58:54 PM PDT by VRWC For Truth (Roberts has perverted the Constitution)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

You said it.


43 posted on 04/28/2014 7:00:25 PM PDT by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender! REMEMBER NEDA)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

> Bob Schieffer: Romney May Run if Jeb Bush Doesn’t

AGH! That’s the worst thing I’ve heard all day, and I’ve had a rough day.


44 posted on 04/28/2014 7:01:56 PM PDT by VictoryGal (Never give up, never surrender! REMEMBER NEDA)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet
This is Politico dividing and conquering with a made up report.

I will make up my own mind with absolutely no input from Politico no matter what "report" they dream up.

So far, I like Cruz/Paul or vice versa.

45 posted on 04/28/2014 7:02:05 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: mac_truck
He may be a black sheep, but he’s a member of the tribe.

Synchronize your metaphors!

46 posted on 04/28/2014 7:05:06 PM PDT by dead (I've got my eye out for Mullah Omar.)
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To: Cruz_West_Paul2016
Can u imagine Jeb winding up in 6th/7th place after the first primary?

His papa finished 3rd in the Iowa caucus (beind Dole and Pat Robertson) as a sitting VP under Reagan!
47 posted on 04/28/2014 7:24:38 PM PDT by Dr. Sivana ("I'm a Contra" -- President Ronald Reagan)
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda

I had hoped that the GOP would see the light once they hit rock bottom. That was 2 elections ago. They just started digging and have been ever since.


48 posted on 04/28/2014 7:44:28 PM PDT by FreeInWV (Have you had enough change yet?)
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To: God luvs America

I’d be happy to see Mike Pence enter the race.. if he, Cruz or any other conservative gains the nomination, the campaign could be run as a populist, anti-Wall Street push.


49 posted on 04/28/2014 7:45:42 PM PDT by ScottinVA (Obama is so far in over his head, even his ears are beneath the water level.)
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To: 2ndDivisionVet

The Grand Old Party is not so grand anymore.

It is full of people that could give a damn less about the freedoms that has made it strong.

They would rather sell it down the river for the like of the Hilderbeast instead of doing what is morally right.

To hell with these people and the GOPe. Bring on a third party candidate, morally and constitutionally grounded.


50 posted on 04/28/2014 7:57:20 PM PDT by eartick (Been to the line in the sand and liked it)
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