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Here are the 5 biggest Republican
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Posted By: tisHimself, 1/1/2020 8:39:53 AM

For Republicans, the 2010s end with the party seemingly in a better situation than it was when the decade started. The GOP has control of the White House and the Senate. Ten years ago, the Democrats held the White House and both houses of Congress. But that scorecard doesn't tell the whole story. Thanks to five major blunders over the last decade, the Republican Party is actually weaker than it was on Jan.1, 2010. To understand why, you have to document each key mistake in order:

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Reply 1 - Posted by: Scottyboy 1/1/2020 8:49:45 AM (No. 275820)
Better Headline: Democrats Whistling Through the Graveyard After they were Radicalized & Ruined by Mr. “Hope & Change”
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Reply 2 - Posted by: HisHandmaiden 1/1/2020 8:50:39 AM (No. 275823)
He’s right about Romney being so wrong for the GOP and America, especially after his health care scheme in Massachusetts... Now, wake up Utah and Primary him!
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Reply 3 - Posted by: MainelySane 1/1/2020 9:08:08 AM (No. 275835)
Did he miss the news that President Trump was elected to the Presidency in 2016? That Ohio, Pennsylvania, Michigan, Wisconsin and almost Minnesota all voted for the Republican Trump?
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Reply 4 - Posted by: cor-vet 1/1/2020 9:12:32 AM (No. 275843)
Answer- Paul Ruan!!!
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Reply 5 - Posted by: cor-vet 1/1/2020 9:14:23 AM (No. 275844)
Ryan (fingers not working smoothly this am).
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Reply 6 - Posted by: zephyrgirl 1/1/2020 9:31:04 AM (No. 275857)
He forgot that the wuss Republicans in the House bought into the Russia scam and believed that Trump would be thrown out of office. As a result, they squandered their opportunities during the first two years of Trump's presidency and lost the House. Also, they should have thrown Paul Ryan out as soon as he announced he wouldn't run in 2018.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: Troutgreen 1/1/2020 9:41:32 AM (No. 275866)
They had 7 years to come up with a replacement plan for Obamacare. They got a cooperative President that would have signed it. Instead they stood around and rubbed the blonde hairs on each others legs, lost the House, and let the Dems set the agenda. They deserve Romney and Murkowski and Collins and Flake. The New Year ball drops from last night should be an example for them. But we'll wait around like always...waiting for Rebublican balls to drop.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Moritz55 1/1/2020 9:51:10 AM (No. 275881)
The saddest thing in 2012 was that the Republicans running against Romney were no better. They either had ideology or competence or charisma, but not enough of any of the three to mount a successful campaign. incredibly (now), Pierre Delecto seemed the least bad.
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Reply 9 - Posted by: hammondb3 1/1/2020 9:56:59 AM (No. 275885)
Romney was also an odd choice from the field of Republicans to go against Obama in 2012 from the standpoint of being the absolute WHITEST candidate of the lot. Not just in complexion, but in everything. I bet the guy has Muzak on his play list.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: BarryNo 1/1/2020 9:59:11 AM (No. 275888)
I dont trust anything from any of the alphabets. After reading the article and considering, I affirm, you can't trust anything from the alphabets...
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Reply 11 - Posted by: rfr46 1/1/2020 10:05:52 AM (No. 275895)
Wrong! The Republican party died many years ago, after Ronald Reagan. What was left of it is fragmented and without a governing philosophy. Thankfully, DJT stepped in the breach, but he is a one-off phenomenon. It remains to be seen whether a new conservative party capable of governing can emerge after he leaves office.
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Reply 12 - Posted by: maryann4629 1/1/2020 10:08:26 AM (No. 275898)
FTA: "No matter what the Trump administration and Republicans in Congress do to address rising health care costs in the coming months or years, the failure to get ahead of the issue in the first year of Trump's term will continue to be a costly error." No, they failed to get ahead of the issue in 1995. Hillarycare gave us the first completely Republican Congress in decades, but the healthcare problems were still there, and loomed large. This all should have been solved 25 years ago.
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Lucky5 1/1/2020 10:13:59 AM (No. 275904)
#4 You had it right the first time. Paul RUIN.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: Ribicon 1/1/2020 10:29:19 AM (No. 275917)
Mistakes? These are the actions of the mainstream Republican Party, playing a hapless Tweedle Dum to the Democrats' Tweedle Dee as they drag the nation ever leftward.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: LC Chihuahua 1/1/2020 10:57:42 AM (No. 275934)
Republican backstabbers come to mind. Pierre Dilecto, John McCain, John Kasich. Room for two more...the Bush 'dynasty'? Any Republican in Congress that deferred to Democratic leadership in the name of bipartisanship.
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Reply 16 - Posted by: lewka 1/1/2020 11:43:14 AM (No. 275964)
I watch CNBC for the business shows. There are however times I change the channel. Whenever there phony reporter John (I still love Hillary) Harwood appears, I change the channel. There is also this technological reporter witch from Re/Code named Kara Swisher a real Silicon Valley tyrant. I just love how she justify's tech companies banning conservatives. Oh the 1st Amendment says Congress shall not. This is to justify her and the degenerate progressives attack on the Bill of Rights. Acht Tung Fraulein Kara you win the Joseph Goebbels Award of the Fatherland. These are such sick people who have been molded from day one starting with the NEA. Now there world is about to be destroyed.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: whyyeseyec 1/1/2020 11:54:38 AM (No. 275969)
The biggest mistake of the last two decades was electing Obama. Herbie Birdsfoot could have done a better job in the WH than that fool.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: Kafka2 1/1/2020 12:08:56 PM (No. 275985)
The article made valid points. Not what I would have expected from CNBC. The RNC needs to field and back good candidates. They also need to do, not just talk. And, they need to grow a pair. President Trump cannot do it all by himself.
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Reply 19 - Posted by: bigfatslob 1/1/2020 1:01:50 PM (No. 276019)
Paul Ryan wasted President Trump's first two years by pussyfooting around instead of backing the party. Ryan sold out to the democrat communist so they could move to impeachment that Ryan wanted with his uni-party Never Trumpers. That was the biggest mistake and just general no backbone to combat instead of bipartisanship with the dumb democrats. They should have never seeked friendship with those people or their media.
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Reply 20 - Posted by: stablemoney 1/1/2020 1:35:17 PM (No. 276038)
All are failures. The disgrace is that too many of Republicans never intended to do any of the things they promised.
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Reply 21 - Posted by: doctorfixit 1/1/2020 5:27:15 PM (No. 276106)
#1 Failure to purge every Obamunist from the Executive Branch. #2 Allowing the FBI & CIA to sit in on meetings, monitor phone calls, & spy on the campaign. #3 Jeff Sessions. #4 Failure to curb spending, borrowing, & entitlements #5 Renewing the Patriot Act & FISA courts.
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Reply 22 - Posted by: Trigger2 1/2/2020 1:13:24 AM (No. 276221)
The major change in 2016 was voters not listening to the corrupt media and being fed up with demonrat communist rule and voting for someone who would actually do something about it. You could call it voters making their own decisions instead of not being easily manipulated as the Butcher was wont to say.
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