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  •  The Evangelicals love when they lose though (9+ / 0-)

    It just a vindication for that that Satan (and his liberal minions) are still out there persecuting the true followers of Christ. They will never be able to tell you any concrete ways in which this alleged "persecution" has harmed them or prevented them from practicing their religion as they choose, but they have a persecution complex the size of Texas. They see the world in purely black and white terms, and they would rather lose and let God fix it then try to accommodate any kind of compromise. The problem is these people are the GOP base. Without them, the GOP can't win. Which is why the GOP leadership will never be able to unhitch themselves from the evangelical wagon.

    •  The GOP can either... (2+ / 0-)
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      a gilas girl, TheDuckManCometh

      Unhitch themselves, piss off their base and lose elections.


      They can continue to cater to their base, piss everybody else of ... and lose elections.

      They are right now trying to thread the needle where they pay lip service to their base, and yet try to fool 'new members' that they really aren't THAT interested in following their base.  The problem is, there are a plethora of fundy teabaggers already in positions of power.

      'Where free unions and collective bargaining are forbidden, freedom is lost' - Ronald Reagan, Communist

      by RichM on Wed Mar 27, 2013 at 09:35:00 AM PDT

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