Tucker: Voters need to demand change from the GOP

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  1. glockman66

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    When John McCain became the nominee, I had to ask myself what political party I belonged in. But it's hard to demand much when the other side has gone completely bats*** crazy. You can't draft good people to run for office. At some point war or surrender will be the only options.
     

  3. KindOfBlue

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    I agree that the GOP must change.

    Not sure why so many don’t like John McCain. I thought he would have been a good president and we wouldn’t be in the mess we are in with dark money and politics. At least I hope we wouldn’t be. Is the hatred towards him because Trump hated him? I just don’t get it.
     
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    McCain was a traitor. A democRAT dressed up as a republican. That is why McCain was hated. McCain was hated long before Trump ever got elected. It has nothing to do with Trump in what you`re saying. Trump exposed him, Trump called McCain out many times, that is all. The research and proof is out there.
     
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    Interesting. I'll read up on it.

    In what way was McCain a traitor?
     
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    As i already said... "The research and proof is out there."
     
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    Ok, I'll do some homework on my own.

    However if by "traitor" you mean he betrayed the party line I don't have any sympathy for that. I care more about what the man had done for the country than the Republican Party. All political parties do very stupid things just to stay in power. Sometimes one has to buck the party to do what is right.
     
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    If you think he’s talking about John McCain, you missed the point. Hint: he’s not referring to a dead guy when he’s talking about politicians who need to do a better job.
     
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    We do need a harder breed of GOP politician in general. It's too hard to get the right sort to run though considering it's non stop character assassination. I'd make a good administrator, but I don't have the personality that people find gravitating, which is what wins elections. Then there's the money involved...
     
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    I don't think Tucker is talking about John McCain. I mention him as an example of when the GOP could have done much better. I never liked McCain. I didn't trust McCain long before Donald Trump had even entered politics. These are my personal feelings based on McCain the politician. I haven't even looked into what is true or not about his military service. McCain or Obama.... the downward spiral was picking up speed that election.
     
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    The loser Senator from Utah.
    :)
     
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    Indeed it does. There's a reason I didn't vote for Romney or McCain, they were just as bad as Obama (and you'll never convince me otherwise) that probably could have done more damage with GOP support from the weak RINOS.

    This is the first Presidential election I'll actually vote for a republican since... I can't recall if I actually voted for Bush or not, and wasn't old enough during the Clinton years.

    Most of the GOP is just a bunch of weak centrists afraid of bad press to actually have guys and who are just as determined to spend us into oblivion and steal our rights. They just start with different rights (Patriot Act!) and are less overt in their gun grabbing (see support for Red Flag Laws and Romney floating AR bans in the past).

    Garbage, most of them. But this time around the Ds are so BatSchiff crazy protest votes are too dangerous to gamble on, so Trump it is.

    As an aside, apart from some of his Tweeting, I have been absolutely happy with Trump, and will vote for him with a smile.
     
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    TC makes a good point, but, what exactly are we supposed to do to "demand change from the GOP?"
     
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    Supporting the constitution & bill of rights would be a good place to start.
    Grow a back bone. Fix their legs from being able to kick the can down the road to often.
    Last but not least, train them that they work for us, we dont work for them.

    Eliminate the "Bush Patriot Act"
     
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    The GOP is nothing but controlled opposition at this point. They’re complicit in the destruction of this country. And in some cases have been outright perpetrators.
     
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    Most of them on both sides are the enemy to this country. Most need replacing by constitutionals.
    We need people ELECTED that stand for the constitution, not stand on it, or wipe their arse with it.
     
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    Most people would do "a little homework" ......BEFORE attempting to be relevant and post uninformed drivel on a public forum, if for no other reason than not to be embarrassed...... but we all know that liberal leftists have no humility.
     
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    Yes I agree that they should be given hell, but I'm not sure what would be effective. Calls? Emails? Letters? Threatening to not vote for them seems like it would not be effective because the alternative choices are Demsheviks.