ROSES ARE RED VIOLETS ARE BLUE
KARL ROVE JUST SAVED THIS COUNTRY
BY UNITING ME AND YOU
Over the weekend well-funded Republicans announced an effort to protect Senate incumbents from Tea Party challengers, such as Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio. The “architect” behind the plan is establishment titan Karl Rove, the man who choreographed the steady erosion of conservative policies under the eight years of George W. Bush and contributed to GOP election disasters ever since. Which begs the question: why does anyone listen to Karl Rove and his cohorts anymore?
Unfortunately,there are a number of people in the Republican Party, including many donors,who do. That’s the problem. If we keep listening to them, we’re going to lose another presidential election
The current conventional wisdom in Washington is that thetea party is responsible for Republican defeats. But consider that under establishment-backed candidates, from George H.W. Bush to Bob Dole to Mitt Romney, Republicans have failed to win a majority of the popular vote in five of the last six presidential elections. What these candidates shared, besides establishment backing, was the complete lack of a coherent political philosophy. That made it easy for the opposition to paint them any way they chose. And circling around every one of those disasters were professional consultants like Mr.Rove.