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The Republican Brand

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, October 11, 2013 at 8:46am 10/11/2013 at 8:46am

A conversation I had with myself on Twitter this morning.

Just because I could.

(added) Be sure to read Anne’s study on how embarrassed Republicans were of the Republican Brand long before the current “shutdown,” New study sheds light on why Republicans won’t call themselves Republican.

Also available on Storify.

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What are the Republican doughboys afraid of?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, September 22, 2013 at 3:12pm 9/22/2013 at 3:12pm

What are the doughboys afraid of? (to paraphrase the old Ben & Jerry’s ad campaign.)

He’s just one person, with a handful of sidekicks. You are the many and the powerful.

If you’re in Congress and you don’t like what he’s doing, vote against him.

Or are you afraid to vote against...

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Townhall Tactic 2013: Why do you want to deport my daddy?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 18, 2013 at 8:00pm 8/18/2013 at 8:00pm

I attended a townhall on Saturday, August 17, 2013 in Ithaca, NY, held by Republican Congressman Tom Reed (NY-23).

Reed is a “moderate” Republican. On immigration he’s against a pathway to citizenship for illegal aliens, but open to a pathway to citizenship for “Dreamers” and some manner of legal status for illegals.

I arrived...

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RNC “self-deporting” enthusiasm out of the Republican base (Update)

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, August 16, 2013 at 11:29am 8/16/2013 at 11:29am

Update:  Big Oops – Business Insider says Reince Preibus did not say self-deportation “racist”.  See new post as to how RNC Press Office had confirmed the quote was accurate, but now says word was “hurts us” not “racist.”

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Two connected events which make me want to scream.

First, Ken Cuccinelli is bemoaning the...

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Does President Obama consider Republicans a greater threat than the Muslim Brotherhood?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 28, 2013 at 2:15pm 7/28/2013 at 2:15pm

Last week the College Fix reported that a group of College Republicans were turned away from from a speech that President Obama was giving on their campus, despite the fact that they had purchased tickets. (h/t InstaPundit)

Ten College Republicans were dubbed a security threat and refused admittance to President Barack Obama’s...

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Rebuilding from the grassroots up

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, November 29, 2012 at 1:05pm 11/29/2012 at 1:05pm

We were out-smarted by Team Obama, no doubt about that.

But wherein lies the blame? 

Michael Patrick Leahy at Breitbart.com exposes one possibility, the role of highly-paid, highly-connected consultants, Romney Campaign Paid $33 Million to Two Consulting Firms With Ties to Key Staffers:

The Romney campaign spent an estimated $356 million between January 1,...

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Tea Party’s effective use of Twitter aiding its makeover of GOP

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, May 13, 2012 at 1:45pm 5/13/2012 at 1:45pm

As has been said on here before: If you’re not on Twitter, you need to be. Nowhere is this point made more readily apparent than the way in which...

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