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The Quisling Consultants
American Spectator, by Jeffrey Lord

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Posted By:Hobbiest, 11/29/2012 3:14:06 PM

Ahhhhhhh the good life. As lovingly recorded by the New York Times. Here´s the Lord of His Manor…. "A baseball cap perched on his head, his eyes sheathed in sunglasses" as he "sipped a Diet Coke and gazed across Lake Tahoe to California… in this most calming of places -- the glassine lake ringed by snow-dusted mountains, the late-morning quiet.… riding around the lake in his S.U.V., wandering a pristine beach, puttering around his office, and enjoying a long wine-soaked dinner as the sun set over the lake." And when this gentleman of leisure is at hard at work?

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Steve Schmidt, Mike Murphy and the rest of the DC based consulting crowd are the problem. They have zero interest in a smaller government.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: thelmalou, 11/29/2012 3:26:42 PM     (No. 9039853)

I beg to differ...the consultants aren´t the problem. The problem is those who insist on hiring them.


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Reply 2 - Posted by: Foggybottom, 11/29/2012 3:28:10 PM     (No. 9039855)

I didn´t realize that Schmidt ran Dole´s and McCain´s campaign as well. The national party bigwigs are insane or maybe worse.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: QRP, 11/29/2012 3:35:23 PM     (No. 9039869)

These Quislings better tell their clients the ride is over. If the Republicans can´t field conservative candidate, then I for one will not vote or waste my vote on some third party guy.
Why vote for Democrat Lite? You are just as screwed as with a real Democrat, why bother with a pale substitute.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Hobbiest, 11/29/2012 3:35:46 PM     (No. 9039870)

#1 I agree, but they have managed to intimidate a lot of people into not considering the alternative.

I am not sure if they are traitors so much as dupes. The media strokes their egos precisely because they are losers at running campaigns. Then the same media savages any Republican who refuses to consider these perennial losers the experts.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: thelmalou, 11/29/2012 4:21:22 PM     (No. 9039954)

Point taken, #4.


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Reply 6 - Posted by: Lala, 11/30/2012 6:07:48 AM     (No. 9040658)

Excellent read! I had never really given much thought to the damage these pay for play so-called experts can cause but this analysis really opened my eyes. What a bunch of cowards our Republican candidates have been. Let these consultants continue to live their quiet lives of luxury, but its time to shun them.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: 3XALADY, 11/30/2012 7:20:05 AM     (No. 9040741)

I´ve noticed that campaign consultants are just like department/agency heads in DC ~ all retreads. They just keep recycling through.

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