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Akin Advisor Slams The GOP: ‘There Will Be A Revolution In The Republican Party’
Mediaite ^ | 9/11/12 | Noah Rothman

Posted on 09/11/2012 11:11:27 AM PDT by Mozilla

Rick Tyler, former advisor to Newt Gingrich’s presidential campaign and current advisor to Missouri Senate candidate Rep. Todd Akin, appeared on MSNBC on Tuesday where he slammed the GOP for turning their back on his candidate. Tyler said that the Republican party would only have themselves to blame and warned of a “revolution in the Republican party” if Akin loses to Missouri’s Democratic Sen. Claire McCaskill.

MSNBC host Alex Wagner said that, in her previous discussions with Tyler, she said that he had chosen an uphill battle by joining Gingrich’s campaign. She said that he appeared to have doubled down on his support for underdog candidates with his support for Akin who she said is viewed as a “villain” by some in the Republican party.

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Wagner asked if the Republican party would engage in some introspection following the loss of Mitt Romney and Todd Akin about the tone of their politics and the candidates the party nominates for office.

Tyler replied that, if Obama wins and the GOP fails to retake the Senate, “I think that this Republican party will have to completely, utterly and totally revamp its thinking, its strategy, what it stands for, how it trains, what it speaks about, how it recruits and the total abandonment – actually the professionalization of the party – and the abandonment of the grassroots.”

“If we lose the race, we only have ourselves to blame and I think there will be a revolution in the Republican party,” Tyler concluded.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; News/Current Events; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: gope; rino; toddakin
The GOP will end if they lose.
1 posted on 09/11/2012 11:11:37 AM PDT by Mozilla
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To: Mozilla

Becoming a clone of the Democrat party in order to win, is not winning


2 posted on 09/11/2012 11:18:07 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Mozilla

If Mitt Romney manages to lose in this economy...The blow back against the GOP and it’s rinos is going to resemble Mt. St. Helens in 1980!


3 posted on 09/11/2012 11:22:46 AM PDT by Randy Larsen (Damned if I do, Damned if I don't. Damn it, I will!)
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To: Mozilla
Wagner asked if Tyler agrees that Akin’s comments about “legitimate rape” have endangered their prospects for flipping McCaskill’s seat in November and limited the party’s chances to retake the Senate. Tyler replied that this line of thinking is “baloney.”

The GOPe are thinking like Mensheviks and history knows what happened to them.

4 posted on 09/11/2012 11:23:15 AM PDT by Uncle Chip
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To: Randy Larsen

“The blow back against the GOP and it’s rinos is going to resemble Mt. St. Helens in 1980!”

People will be melting down keyboards saying that this is not the time, take the party over from within, these things take patience, no one can win with a third party, etc. etc. etc.

All of which will have one message: this is what we have, do not change it.

The GOP should have been ditched four years ago.


5 posted on 09/11/2012 11:26:51 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Where would Christianity be if the early believers put their hopes and trust in the Roman empire?)
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To: Mozilla
“I think there will be a revolution in the Republican party.”

Led by fellow sufferers of Tourette syndrome.

6 posted on 09/11/2012 11:26:51 AM PDT by Brad from Tennessee (A politician can't give you anything he hasn't first stolen from you.)
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To: Mozilla

If Romney loses, conservatives and tea partiers are going to be p ‘off at the GOP. It’s liable to split the party. Democrats think this will be good for them, but I think not. It will be very bad for the country.


7 posted on 09/11/2012 11:27:01 AM PDT by virgil
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To: Uncle Chip

“The GOPe are thinking like Mensheviks and history knows what happened to them.”

There is no need for two left wing parties.


8 posted on 09/11/2012 11:27:55 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Where would Christianity be if the early believers put their hopes and trust in the Roman empire?)
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To: GeronL
Becoming a clone of the Democrat party in order to win, is not winning

Exactly!

It's more of a "Trojan Horse" than anything else.

Most are too busy "hurrahing" their side to realize just what it is they are "hurrahing"...

9 posted on 09/11/2012 11:28:34 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: virgil

The Democrats are not very solid either. Look at the recent call by that pastor for Christians to leave the GOP. Look at that fiasco on the divided floor with regard to God and Jerusalem.

Both of these poisonous and fraudulent parties are showing cracks. Look at the fake votes at EACH convention, with Boehner and Villablahblahblah obviously lying about the results of floor votes.

The deck is going to be reshuffled soon in both parties, and I hope to live long enough to see both of them die.


10 posted on 09/11/2012 11:31:41 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Where would Christianity be if the early believers put their hopes and trust in the Roman empire?)
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To: Mozilla

If Romney loses, the GOP will cease to exist.


11 posted on 09/11/2012 11:36:08 AM PDT by Jim Noble (Diseases desperate grown are by desperate appliance relieved or not at all.)
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To: Psalm 144

Whoops. Dead wrong. Should read:

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The Democrats are not very solid either. Look at the Democrat pastor who called for people to leave the party on right to life and sexual platform derelictions. Look at that fiasco on the divided floor with regard to God and Jerusalem.

Both of these poisonous and fraudulent parties are showing cracks. Look at the fake votes at EACH convention, with Boehner and Villablahblahblah obviously lying about the results of floor votes.

The deck is going to be reshuffled soon in both parties, and I hope to live long enough to see both of them die.


12 posted on 09/11/2012 11:37:54 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Where would Christianity be if the early believers put their hopes and trust in the Roman empire?)
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To: EGPWS

I do not understand what purpose a liberal-moderate party would serve. Except to get their leaders invited to the Democrat-MSM cocktail parties.


13 posted on 09/11/2012 11:42:46 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: Psalm 144

The RNC controls the levers of power in the party. There can never be change from within, it will NEVER be allowed-—NEVER. If they lose this year the only option is for a mass conservative exodus and it will require some big names in the Congress to show some guts and leadership and lead the exodus or you will have the same old crap in 2016.


14 posted on 09/11/2012 11:45:42 AM PDT by sarge83
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To: Psalm 144; Randy Larsen

BUMP


15 posted on 09/11/2012 11:47:16 AM PDT by GeronL (The Right to Life came before the Right to Pursue Happiness)
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To: sarge83

I agree with both your analysis and your solution. I murmured as much after 2008, but people were confident that the Tea Party would own the GOP. The opposite is more true at this point. That notwithstanding, the Tea Party’s discontents have NOT been mollified one whit. The boiler is going to blow one of these days.


16 posted on 09/11/2012 11:48:59 AM PDT by Psalm 144 (Where would Christianity be if the early believers put their hopes and trust in the Roman empire?)
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To: GeronL

“Becoming a clone of the Democrat party in order to win, is not winning”

You are right, but the way the party boys view it, it does not matter whether their candidate is conservative, only whether he or she has an “R” after the name. As a matter of fact, being conservative is a detriment as far as they are concerned since a conservative might, as Akin has done, vote against Republican big government programs.


17 posted on 09/11/2012 11:50:00 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: GeronL
I do not understand what purpose a liberal-moderate party would serve.

GOPe members collecting money from the conservative public to use in any way they want to.

They could do the same thing being conservative however conservatives wouldn't tolerate their money being used in such a fashion.

I am still convinced that the GOP will no longer be the party for conservatives, it will be the right side of the socialist party as they are showing themselves to be presently.

Perhaps us conservatives should call our party appropriately "The Tea Party".

18 posted on 09/11/2012 11:52:41 AM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: Psalm 144

Yep. You just pointed out some of the factors in play. The silent majority is going to roar. They won’t be afraid of controversy. They will not be lulled like sheep.


19 posted on 09/11/2012 11:53:40 AM PDT by virgil
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To: Mozilla
Maybe if Akin stopped paying his family with his campaign funds he could afford some add buys.

And talk is cheap. If you think Akin should stay in the race - support his campaign (his son and wife on the campaign payroll will thank you).

20 posted on 09/11/2012 11:56:56 AM PDT by allmendream (Tea Party did not send GOP to D.C. to negotiate the terms of our surrender to socialism)
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To: Mozilla

Akin is an idiot. His problems are as a result of his own stupid comments. We are going to lose this seat because this bonehead wouldn’t step aside. There are plenty of good pro-life candidates that could have taken his place. Akin remains in the race because of his own ego. Politics is like any pro-sport in this regard - if you become a liability for the team ya get benched or fired. Doesn’t matter what you did in the past, it only matters what you bring to the team going forward.


21 posted on 09/11/2012 12:07:24 PM PDT by Longbow1969
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To: sarge83

If Romney loses the GOP/Rove will be start prepping for Jeb Bush in 2016!


22 posted on 09/11/2012 12:42:18 PM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: Mozilla

IF OBAMA WINS BUT WE WIN BOTH HOUSES.....we will employ the nuclear option in the senate and get rid of filibusters. Then odumbi will be forced to veto everything. And in 2016 we get a Real Conservative.


23 posted on 09/11/2012 8:15:39 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: GeronL

Every day confirms more and more....Romney is odumbi light. So Odumbi for 4 or Odumbi Light for 8 more?


24 posted on 09/11/2012 9:20:24 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: TomasUSMC

Placvemark.


25 posted on 09/11/2012 10:27:40 PM PDT by little jeremiah (Courage is not simply one of the virtues, but the form of every virtue at the testing point. CSLewis)
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To: Mozilla

Missouri Farm Bureau maintains endorsement of Akin for Senate despite remarks about rape

By Associated Press, Published: September 11

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Farm Bureau provided a boost for Senate candidate Todd Akin on Tuesday by reaffirming its endorsement of the Republican congressman despite his remarks about women’s bodies being able to avert pregnancy in cases of “legitimate rape.”

The Farm Bureau’s support is important for Akin because its membership spans every county in the state. Akin could have lost access to that rural network had the Farm Bureau rescinded its endorsement and taken a neutral stance in the Missouri Senate race......

An Akin spokesman said the six-term congressman from suburban St. Louis was “very encouraged” and “very appreciative” that the Farm Bureau reaffirmed its support. The Farm Bureau president called Akin on Tuesday to personally share the news.

http://www.washingtonpost.com/business/apnewsbreak-mo-farm-bureau-maintains-endorsement-of-akin-for-senate-after-remarks-about-rape/2012/09/11/64f4226a-fc44-11e1-98c6-ec0a0a93f8eb_story.html


26 posted on 09/12/2012 5:47:33 AM PDT by Jonah Vark (Any 5th grader knows that the Constitution declares the separation of powers.)
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To: Jonah Vark

“The Missouri Farm Bureau provided a boost for Senate candidate Todd Akin on Tuesday by reaffirming its endorsement of the Republican congressman”

Good news. Thanks for the update, Jonah.


27 posted on 09/12/2012 6:02:51 AM PDT by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: iopscusa

If Romney loses bet the house payment it will be hung on the necks of the conservatives aka tea party. Liberals never accept responsibility for anything, why should “republican liberals” be any different?

Look at the way they trashed Palin and she is the only reason McStain got most of the votes he did as I knew many-many conservatives who had already said to hell with that back stabbing bastard McStain until Palin came on board the ticket.

A mass exodus with major names in congress, governors and mayors will have to coordinate and exodus en-mass. They should immediately convene a national convention for a conservative parties formation and run candidates at federal, state and local levels in 50 states. It will be tough, hard slog but America and freedom are worth it.

And if any “republican” apparatchik aka Rove, McConnell, Boehner, Cantor shows at the convention literally, physically run them out of the building. For all the years, time and money they have done nothing, I say be gone you parasite just like the liberal democrats!


28 posted on 09/12/2012 11:13:24 AM PDT by sarge83
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