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Fri Oct 9, 2015, 02:00 AM

 

The GOP Sinks Deeper Into Chaos. Can It Still Function As A Party?

By Karen Tumulty October 8 at 8:28 PM

Less than a year after a sweeping electoral triumph, Republicans are on the verge of ceasing to function as a national political party.

The most powerful and crippling force at work in the ­once-hierarchical GOP is anger, directed as much at its own leaders as anywhere else.

First, a contingent of several dozen conservative House members effectively forced Speaker John A. Boehner (Ohio) to resign rather than face a possibly losing battle to hold on to his job. Now they have claimed House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy (Calif.), who had been considered the favorite to replace Boehner until he announced Thursday that he is dropping out of the race.

With no obvious replacement for Boehner in sight, “it is total confusion — a banana republic,” said Rep. Peter T. King (R-N.Y.). “Any plan, anything you anticipate — who knows what’ll happen? People are crying, they don’t have any idea how this will unfold, at all.”

Parallel currents of rage and chaos have been roiling the 2016 presidential race, diminishing hopes that an eventual nominee can bring order and direction to the increasingly dysfunctional party.

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Purveyor Oct 2015 OP
Lunabell Oct 2015 #1
murielm99 Oct 2015 #2
left on green only Oct 2015 #3
trusty elf Oct 2015 #4
SmittynMo Oct 2015 #5

Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Fri Oct 9, 2015, 02:05 AM

1. Pass the popcorn

This will be a very entertaining election cycle for the GOP. I just hope they don't ruin this country with their clusterfuck way of governing.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Fri Oct 9, 2015, 02:11 AM

2. We have seen these types of articles before,

predicting the demise of one or the other parties.

They will lose big-time this time around. They may get it back together in another four to six years. Let's make progress while we can.

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Response to Purveyor (Original post)

Fri Oct 9, 2015, 02:20 AM

3. Perhaps The Best Way For Them To Solve This Will Be With A Circular Firing Squad. eom

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Fri Oct 9, 2015, 04:59 AM

4. It's time again for some "Republican Party" anagrams.

Crappy Tuba Liner
Carnal Burp Piety
Urine By Claptrap
Pricey Lap Turban
Try Anal Piper Cub
Prune Crypt Labia
Capably Prurient
Pry Bacterial Pun
Ably Crappier Nut
Penury Cabal Trip
Aberrant Icy Pulp
Puny Brat Replica
Pry Banal Picture
Bury Placenta R.I.P.
Burn Capital Pyre
Rip Puberty Canal
Try Incurable Pap
Brutal Panic Prey
Burp Any Particle
A Crab Nipple Yurt
Barren Lip Pay Cut

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Fri Oct 9, 2015, 09:08 AM

5. So here is my take

The short version:
Boner meets the pope, has some weird dreams, and decides f*ck it, I quit, I'm gonna tan and go golfing. (Thank you, pope)

So their obvious replacement is a total idiot and can't speak in coherent sentences, and says I'm not good enough. At least he was smart enough to recognize his idiocy.

Now no one wants the job!! Even their star tea bagger Ryan says no, leaving the party in total disarray. So much for backing up your party!!!

So how difficult can it be to be the next class clown and baby sitter?

Perhaps it's a sign. It's quite obvious that the GOP is falling apart at the seams on a daily basis. How much more destruction can they create to totally obliterate their party? I love watching it all unfold.

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