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Carville: GOP, your real problem is Mitt
CNN ^ | 2/10/2012 | James Carville

Posted on 02/10/2012 9:09:35 PM PST by nicmarlo

Memo to the Republican Establishment, Part II.

First of all, let me apologize for not getting back to you sooner. I realize it's been 15 days since I've penned (as the Mittster would say) my last memo to you. . . . Good manners dictate that I convey my most heartfelt congratulations to you for what you did to old Newt in your aggressive ad campaign. I mean, you guys really did him in. As we say in Louisiana, you made minced meat out of that boy.

You rounded up a bunch of Wall Street money and turned it over to the Willie Horton ad guy to destroy one of your own. You boys really crack me up . . . I don't think we Democrats could come up with something quite so clever. You have accomplished quite a feat.

The problem that you have now is not Newt. It may take a few months, but you will get him under control. Your in-house network -- the boys over at Fox . . . thought they had wired Newt up to go positive, but they found out it is difficult to control a Tulane man. Don't worry, he just got sucker punched. Soon enough he and all of his "baggage" will be sent packing. . . .

You know how it goes, you squish one gnat and you gotta deal with another. Your latest nuisance comes in the form of an anti-contraception activist and 18-point loser, Rick Santorum. . . . I know you don't need my help in disposing of this loser.

The problem you have now is the same problem you've had all along. It's the Mittster -- and it's a big problem. . . . [snip]

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


TOPICS: Front Page News; Government; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: carville; gope; kenyanbornmuzzie; mittromney; newtgingrich; ricksantorum; romney
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To: CatherineofAragon

“Louisianans know it’s MINCEMEAT, not “minced meat”, you extraterrestrial freak.”

As a native of Lake Charles, I know you got that right!


51 posted on 02/10/2012 11:11:26 PM PST by Magic Fingers (Political correctness mutates in order to remain virulent.)
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To: nicmarlo
it is difficult to control a Tulane man

Interesting. Isn't Andrew Breitbart a Tulane alum?

52 posted on 02/10/2012 11:26:34 PM PST by GVnana (Newt 2012 - He Speaks for Us)
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To: Just mythoughts

Yeah, but remember in NH when Willard rammed Newt and Santorum for trying to play the “politics of envy” by talking about his Bain experience -

And the next day, on one of the a.m. shows, he was asked about his “politics of envy” statement...and the reporter dolt asked him if talking about things like wealth redistribution was the “politics of envy” and Mitt said, ‘things like that and tax policy should be discussed in quiet rooms...’

And I just think that term “quiet rooms” is a little bit weird, you don’t hear it often, and then Carville specifically uses that phrase... quiet rooms where wealth distribution and tax policy and politics of envy should be discussed...


53 posted on 02/10/2012 11:33:11 PM PST by true believer forever (Save the Irish Setters - Vote Newt!)
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To: nicmarlo

Carville: the man who said after the 2008 elections that the Dems should control for the next 40 years. He just didn’t figure on an inept president and elections in 2020.


54 posted on 02/10/2012 11:37:21 PM PST by o-n-money
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To: nicmarlo
Argh. It's an ugly thing to get schooled by James Carville, but WE KNEW we were getting kicked in the teeth by Romney.

Too bad our "friends" in the Republican establishment can't figure it out.

55 posted on 02/10/2012 11:37:44 PM PST by GVnana (Newt 2012 - He Speaks for Us)
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To: GVnana

Newt graduated from Tulane with his PhD in History...


56 posted on 02/10/2012 11:39:01 PM PST by true believer forever (Save the Irish Setters - Vote Newt!)
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To: true believer forever

I knew Carville was referring to Newt. I just thought it was interesting that Carville’s remark would also apply to Breitbart.


57 posted on 02/10/2012 11:43:31 PM PST by GVnana (Newt 2012 - He Speaks for Us)
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To: GVnana

I bet Carville is laughing at them, knowing that they know he’s right.

They’ll never admit it. They’re too arrogant and hell bent on their personal prizes, whatever they are, to care about what’s best for this Country and People.

Wow. Can you imagine Judgement Day when they have their Maker to face....the Creator who put them in power and made them leaders of the Free World....and be told by Him that the only reason He put them in their roles was to make a choice: to honor their oath when they swore to God that they would obey the Constitution and do what was best for our Country and People yet have to admit they made the choice, instead, to do what was best for “Me, Me, Me”?

I sure wouldn’t want to be one of them.


58 posted on 02/10/2012 11:51:51 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: GVnana

good point... I am probably being paranoid again, but Breitbart had dinner with Bernadine Dohrn and Bill Ayers last week... Tucker Carlson had won an auction for dinner with them, and he gave one ticket to Breitbart... and today at CPAC in his speech, Breitbart said he had college videos of barack that would surface in the fall, a week after that dinner. And ayers is said to be disappointed with barack and ready to move on...


59 posted on 02/10/2012 11:52:05 PM PST by true believer forever (Save the Irish Setters - Vote Newt!)
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To: GVnana

I do not know where Breitbart graduated from (I tried doing a google search but wasn’t coming up with anything).


60 posted on 02/10/2012 11:54:03 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: true believer forever; GVnana

now that is interesting!!


61 posted on 02/10/2012 11:55:09 PM PST by nicmarlo
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To: true believer forever
Get my drift? Newt's post-primary employment is the kind of thing that needs to be discussed in quiet rooms.

Carville is being a bit too smart for his own good. From the context, it is clear that the dems are planning to hang Romney with his remark, that income redistribution, i.e. tax policy, should be discussed "in quiet rooms". Romney probably meant "in a rational, non-political setting", but the Dems will spin it, most likely successfully, as suggesting that decisions will be made by an elitist, uncaring Romney behind closed doors, excluding input from "the people".

Romney is an extremely dangerous gaff machine, because his core belief are limited to his religious beliefs, which themselves are alien to 98.5% of the population.

62 posted on 02/11/2012 12:02:07 AM PST by Praxeologue
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To: nicmarlo

Yes... he came on right after Newt... and he said he had the october surprise already to go... and probably more... And he was basically waging war on the media...

http://www.mediaite.com/tv/watch-andrew-breitbarts-fiery-cpac-speech-i-have-college-days-obama-videos/

exc:

“Andrew Breitbart took the podium at CPAC Friday afternoon, introduced to the stage with Rage Against The Machine’s Guerrilla Radio, and revealed to the audience he had “videos” of Barack Obama from his college days. “I have videos, this election we’re going to vet him,” Breitbart disclosed to raucous applause. “We are going to vet him from his college days to show you why racial division and class warfare are central to what hope and change was sold in 2008.

“The videos are going to come out, the narrative is going to come out, that Barack Obama met a bunch of silver ponytails in the 1980s, like Bill (Ayers) and Bernadine (Dohrn), who said one day we would have the presidency, and the rest of us slept as they plotted, and they plotted, and they plotted and they oversaw hundreds of millions of dollars in the Annenberg Challenge and they had real money, from real capitalists. Then they became communists. We got to work on that. That is a parenthesis. Barack Obama is a radical, we should not be afraid to say that! Okay? And Barack Obama was launched from Bill and Bernadine’s salon. I’ve been there.”

Breitbart shared an anecdote about having dinner at their house, and surmised there was no way Obama didn’t have many a meal at their kitchen table.

Watch Breitbart’s Full CPAC speech below:


63 posted on 02/11/2012 12:08:33 AM PST by true believer forever (Save the Irish Setters - Vote Newt!)
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To: Just mythoughts

You’re right that Obama himself won’t touch the subject of Romney’s religion. I’m not even sure any PACs will, either, but there’s no doubt that 60 Minutes, 20/20, Dateline NBC, etc. will run in-depth stories on the creepiest aspects of Mormonism.


64 posted on 02/11/2012 12:13:16 AM PST by conservativebuckeye
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To: nicmarlo; GVnana

The breitbart speech is a real must watch... it is only about 15 min... but he was on fire... and was sort of the jeans and suede version of Newt... those two need to get together... they are equally fearless... both of the speeches are great in their different ways...


65 posted on 02/11/2012 12:15:53 AM PST by true believer forever (Save the Irish Setters - Vote Newt!)
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To: true believer forever

watching now; thanks :)


66 posted on 02/11/2012 12:21:34 AM PST by nicmarlo
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To: true believer forever

that was an awesome speech he gave. I had listened to it earlier only half way and forgot about it (lol); finished it now. Definitely a must watch!!


67 posted on 02/11/2012 12:27:15 AM PST by nicmarlo
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To: nicmarlo

Masked behind this extraterrestrial junkyard dog is true Democrap fear of ANY of the 4 Repub candidates.

If his complaint is that Romney could make Mincemeat outta Gingrich, then James Crapville probably fears that Romney can do that to Obama just as well.


68 posted on 02/11/2012 12:28:07 AM PST by AlanGreenSpam (Obama: The First 'American IDOL' President - sponsored by Chicago NeoCom Thugs)
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To: AlanGreenSpam

I don’t think that was his point at all. He’s laughing at the GOP-e going after Newt, and ending up with Rinomey, who, he observed, has caused low turnouts in all states (except for South Carolina, which Newt blew out of the park). The point with that: it’s obvious no one wants Rinomey in the WH except for the GOP-e.


69 posted on 02/11/2012 12:33:40 AM PST by nicmarlo
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To: AlanGreenSpam

If you didn’t read the article, you should. It’s a first: he’s actually spot on with almost all his commentary (ignore the few democrat rhetoric statements he makes).


70 posted on 02/11/2012 12:35:02 AM PST by nicmarlo
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To: Irenic

I think they really thought they would have had the base worn down by now. I think between the money and campaign network he has in place, they thought it was just a matter of time, till everything fell neatly into place. They misunderestimated the stubborness of the conservatives once again... thank God.


71 posted on 02/11/2012 12:35:14 AM PST by true believer forever (Save the Irish Setters - Vote Newt!)
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To: nicmarlo

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Andrew_Breitbart

Andrew Breitbart

Born February 1, 1969 (1969-02-01) (age 43)
Los Angeles, California, United States
Residence Westwood, Los Angeles, California[1]
Alma mater Tulane University (B.A.)
Occupation Writer, Columnist
Religion Judaism
Spouse Susie Bean (m. 1997)Children 4


72 posted on 02/11/2012 3:02:53 AM PST by MestaMachine (obama kills)
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To: Mortrey

“WHY would Carville deign to give “pointers” to the Republicans???”

Carville’s headline explains it clearly. They are scared xxxxless of Romney. They know how to read the american electorate. We don’t.


73 posted on 02/11/2012 4:26:54 AM PST by adc
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To: adc; Mortrey
Carville’s headline explains it clearly. They are scared xxxxless of Romney. They know how to read the american electorate. We don’t.

Dream on...

74 posted on 02/11/2012 5:45:05 AM PST by Doofer (Still, a man hears what he wants to hear and disregards the rest.)
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To: Kenny

If Romney reminded me of Michael Corleone, I’d be greatly relieved. At least then we’d know he was capable of taking out the rival Don. But, the problem is, he reminds me more of Michael’s smarmy brother-in-law Carlos. No real spine. No real loyalty. Pretty much a pretty shill who will fold when the heat’s turned up.


75 posted on 02/11/2012 5:58:16 AM PST by hampdenkid
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To: nicmarlo

“You know how it goes, you squish one gnat and you gotta deal with another. Your latest nuisance comes in the form of an anti-contraception activist and 18-point loser, Rick Santorum. I’m not here to tell you how to do your job, but you ought to get your hands on a copy of Ricky boy’s book. He’s really hung up on birth control pills, huh? Not to mention, he seems to be pretty down on women having jobs outside of the home”

Typical liberal BS from the once Obama-hating, now-Obama loving hypocrite Carville. Yes Santorum lost a race by 18 pts to Bob Casey Jr, who happens to he a PRO-LIFE democrat who has more in common with the republican party than he does to Carville’s party of child murder and sodomy. He ignores the five other races when Santorum beat the hell out of the liberal democrat he was running against. Like most mentally challenged liberals Carville hates anyone that does not believe in abortion on demand and hates anyone that tries to live their life according to the Gospel of the Lord. Like I have said before, Carville has no credability whatsover. He secretly hates Obama but gets on national TV spouting how great he is now. Ask him why he didn’t do all this cheerleading four years ago for Obama, ask him has he ever used the N-word to describe how he really feels about the “incompetent ward-politician”, as he called Obama four short years ago. After Obama got the nomination from Carville’s boss Hillary Clinton he crawled under a rock for the next year and no one heard a beep from him. I despise hypocrites and James Carville is hypocrite number #1. He’s another one that should should ashamed of himself ever time he presents himself for Holy Communion at the Catholic Church he is a member of. Like Pelosi and the rest of the hypocrites that mock the Lord Jesus Christ with their immoral actions, which go totally against the teachings of Christ our Lord.


76 posted on 02/11/2012 7:07:38 AM PST by NKP_Vet (creep.)
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To: nicmarlo

MEMO TO: James Carville
SUBJECT: Your Memo

Dear Jimmy;

Boy, I’ve missed that wit of yours. It’s a dim wit, though.
There has to be a psychologist out there willing to take your screed and use it to model what insanity looks like on paper.
That folksy, down-home humor of yours wears pretty thin these days. You can’t put a five dollar bill on a string and troll it through a nut house without getting ten or twelve more Jimmy Carvilles chasing after it.
Well, Hillary sends you her best and thanks you again for your help with her campaign. Maybe you should up your antidepressant intake.
Love and kisses!


77 posted on 02/11/2012 7:33:05 AM PST by blueunicorn6 ("A crack shot and a good dancer")
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To: nicmarlo

Carville’s like Donna Brazile. They tend to see our side more clearly than do the Establishment operatives we have running things.


78 posted on 02/11/2012 7:45:25 AM PST by 9YearLurker
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To: nicmarlo
Enough about Mitt. I'm thinking your problem might be that turnip truck issue.....

:-)

79 posted on 02/11/2012 7:48:46 AM PST by Lakeshark (NbIttoalbl,cRwIdtaa)
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To: GVnana; MestaMachine

ping to post #72; Breitbart DID graduate from Tulane.

Interesting, indeed.


80 posted on 02/11/2012 8:17:00 AM PST by nicmarlo
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To: NKP_Vet

Filter out what Carville says that IS partisan rhetoric. What remains is an accurate analysis and mocking criticism of the GOP-e.


81 posted on 02/11/2012 8:19:41 AM PST by nicmarlo
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To: Lakeshark

LOL! Then you’ll be happy to note (and notice) I’ve not posted any turnips for quite some time now.

hahaaa


82 posted on 02/11/2012 8:20:38 AM PST by nicmarlo
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To: 9YearLurker

This is true. Or, perhaps, the GOP-e does see our side but is wanting too much to shove their collective wills down our throat in order to bend us.

I’m not yielding.


83 posted on 02/11/2012 8:23:11 AM PST by nicmarlo
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To: katiedidit1
Carville is right ... lol I think I saw him on Swamp People the other night:)

Carville was the big one the Cajuns took all to bag, right?

84 posted on 02/11/2012 9:28:29 AM PST by bIlluminati (Don't just hope for change, work for change in 2011-2012.)
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To: nicmarlo

Falling off the.......

85 posted on 02/11/2012 9:33:01 AM PST by Lakeshark (NbIttoalbl,cRwIdtaa)
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To: Lakeshark

There are worse turnip trucks to have fallen off, that’s a fine old IH. You don’t see those much anymore, let alone in good repair.


86 posted on 02/11/2012 9:36:55 AM PST by RegulatorCountry
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To: nicmarlo

I can’t stand Fox anymore I go to CNN as much or more now. It seems they have better coverage and all Fox does is get people on to give opinions, so they can push their cnadidate. Fox just doesn’t do it for me.


87 posted on 02/11/2012 10:15:28 AM PST by Carry me back
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To: NKP_Vet

I can’t stand the way he casually dismisses Santorum. He does it because Santorum is a REAL Catholic that lives his faith. Carville should be kicked out of the Catholic Church, along with the rest of the pro-death democrats that call themselves Catholic. Carville needs to open up his Bible and read it.


88 posted on 02/11/2012 12:38:16 PM PST by NKP_Vet (creep.)
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To: nicmarlo
As to the other comment as to Newt’s being a historian, I took that to me an implied threat to their own skeletons in the closet

I took that to mean that the Koch brothers should secure Newt a tenured job teaching history somewhere as a sinecure, to take him out of the primary picture once his star begins to fade some more. (Presuming Newt will fail in the Southern primaries, which he probably will not. But you know Serpent Head is only trying to be helpful, nod wink.)

89 posted on 02/11/2012 11:52:50 PM PST by lentulusgracchus
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To: Doofer

Although we see it differently, thank you for your service to this country, Doofer. I can never neglect to do that.


90 posted on 02/12/2012 7:01:03 AM PST by adc
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