As part of their attempt to soften their image with voters just ahead of of next week's election, top names from the GOP have donned their Halloween costumes and are offering a trick...or treat...for America.
What movies come to mind when you think "Tea Party"? Psycho, Saboteur, Freaks, Dumb and Dumber? But imagine how famous movie quotes could be or feel different if today's Republicans had starred in classic films instead of their actual stars.
Out of the total of 36% of eligible voters who voted in this year's election, even if Republicans averaged a 10% margin of victory over Dems overall (55% to 45%), that means only 19% of American voters voted for Republicans. So Democrats should be running scared because 81% of U.S. voters didn't vote for Republicans?
Why isn't the Media all over the the New York Magazine Story of Lindsey Graham PLANTING the game changing 60 Minutes Story? If they don't, then we must.
Too many Americans have become "dumb" voters, they vote on little more than emotion. They feel upset at DC so they knee jerk vote for the party that doesn't control the White House...even though it is the party they're voting for that has caused the problems that led to their being upset.
The Core Thesis: Authoritarian people have a stronger emotional need for an outlet like Fox, where they can find affirmation and escape factual challenges to their beliefs.
The halo effect. Tip O'Neill said that all politics are local. Not last night. All politics were national. 6 years of negativity about the President paid off. Every election was a test of Obama's popularity.
From the moment he took his seat, Cruz became the bane of the committee, the brat who acted out because he wasn’t dictator-in-chief. Cruz does not play well with others and wants his own way in everything.
The Huckster essentially describes women as being cheap, greedy, weak-minded children who are easily manipulated into turning themselves into sex-crazed sleazes because they can now save around $50 a month on insurance-covered birth control. Or in other words, "I love you women!"
Just last November, pundits were saying that Obamacare's troubled rollout doomed it to failure and Chris Christie was so nationally popular, he was the odds on favorite to win the GOP Presidential primary and perhaps the White House.

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