Skip to comments.GOP might be happy to let Democrats deal with post-Bush mess
Posted on 05/23/2007 7:50:57 AM PDT by rface
Their thinking: Let the Democrats win in 2008. Let them inherit the huge debt, the war and all the problems of eight years of George W. Bush. Let the conservatives, they reason, take this opportunity to rebuild and, by 2012, come roaring back to the White House. If Mr. Goldwater's defeat set conservatives back two decades, think about the Democrats in 2008 and their two talented front-runners, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton of New York and Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois. Can you imagine a worse time for the first female president or the first black president - succeeding a man who entered the Oval Office with surpluses as far as the eye could see and leaves it treading water?.....
Why are so many Democrats feeling uneasy about the 2008 elections? Every indication is they're going to win big. Republicans in Congress are sure doing their part to keep Democratic hopes high. Hardly a day passes without the GOP leadership blocking some initiative people desperately want - such as ending the hated Iraq war or refusing to allow the government to negotiate lower drug prices.
Quietly, a group of conservative Republicans who have begun meeting believe that a loss in 2008 might be the best thing that could happen to their movement. They certainly aren't happy with any of the front-runners. To accept any of them would mean a huge compromise - and moreover, these Republicans believe, that compromise candidate would still probably lose the election.
Meanwhile, what's bugging Democrats is the inconvenient truth that the next president will inherit a federal government resembling the Gulf Coast after Hurricane Katrina.
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this strategy would be a big mistake.
Just crafting their excuses early. Unfortunately for them, they have to win an election first.
No mention of how we’re still trying to undo Clinton’s damage.
Not to mention that well over half the article is a flat-out lie. Yes, Bush and the Congress conspired to spend us back into a deficit, but Algore would’ve done any better? Besides, the deficit is closing due to higher tax revenues and the economy, despite the wailing of the MSM’s Greek chorus, is VERY strong.
It will be even harder to clean up the mess Rats make
I wonder who transcribed this article from the original crayon.
Who wants to bet that this Victor Camber is a democrat? This is a reverse psychology ploy, and it isn’t even subtle.
He’s a bigtime RAT. I’ll believe it when people I trust confirm it.
No need to guess. He's a well-known RAT consultant.
Stopped reading right here. The people don't desperately want to end the "hated Iraq war" - at least not via surrender the way the dems do. My feeling is that people just want to see real progress towards winning the damn thing. As for allowing the government to negotiate lower drug....are you freaking kidding me?
Victor Kamber is a moron’s MORON. What utter claptrap!
They do seem to be going full-bore on that course, don't they?
They're not called 'The Stupid Party' for nothing.
So privately the GOP is saying, let’s win the presidency by losing? If that’s true then they must be drinking from the Democrat’s kool-aid well.
They've got to be kidding.
Surrender and bow to Allah? Is that their 2008 campaign slogan? Death to the infidel?
He’s a dimrat alright