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College Republicans - the organization that hatched the political careers of Jack Abramoff, Grover Norquist and Ralph Reed - are up in arms here in Minnesota.

MinnPost has the story:

College Republicans protest water bottle ban at St. Ben's
By Joe Kimball | Published Tue, Sep 13 2011 9:50 am

A ban on the sale of bottled water at the College of St. Benedict — for environmental reasons, because of the plastic waste — is being protested today by College Republicans.
(more, here)

And The Cucking Stool has the snark:

Won't somebody think of the free market?

The antics of college partisans are always cute, but the Minnesota College Republicans really are masters of the image event that backfires. I mean, who could forget their 2004 masterpiece shaming Matt Entenza for not shoveling his walk. And what a visual it was, when they showed up with media in tow to see a perfectly clear stretch of sidewalk. Zing!
(more, here)

Well, not one to let a GOPer gaff go un-mocked (when I got the time!), I thought it'd be a good time to repost a link to a great This Modern World cartoon, "Young Republicans Want To Help!"

But I am going to take issue with The Cucking Stool's Arron Klemz - the antics of college partisans are NOT always cute, and the sordid story of Abramoff et al show that.

Now, when you go to that This Modern World cartoon, ask yourself - which/how many of today's College Republican "leader/s" is/are going to end up on THIS list (or worse)?

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  •  Tip Jar (1+ / 0-)
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    "I never thought I'd miss Richard Milhous Nixon."

    by TwoPuttTommy on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 06:40:40 AM PDT

  •  Funny, I was thinking in similar lines about (1+ / 0-)
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    Corporatists and world leaders, dictator's children etc who had their roots in Harvard and Yale..I think they call it learning how to NETWORK.

    "Time is for careful people, not passionate ones."

    by roseeriter on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 06:52:04 AM PDT

  •  Well Karl Rove Did Get His Start as a College (1+ / 0-)
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    Republican performing campaign fraud and dirty tricks in a local election.

    We are called to speak for the weak, for the voiceless, for victims of our nation and for those it calls enemy.... --ML King "Beyond Vietnam"

    by Gooserock on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 07:08:51 AM PDT

    •  I think rove etc were rejected from Harvard and (0+ / 0-)

      Yale, maybe why they got so pissed and found a way to get back at the power brokers- if ya can't join 'em ruin 'em...

      "Time is for careful people, not passionate ones."

      by roseeriter on Wed Sep 14, 2011 at 07:13:34 AM PDT

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