The GOP’s worst nightmare and a pundit’s dream: A brokered convention in 2016

Have you noticed just how many Repubs are either running for president or thinking of running for president?

Let’s say they all somehow make it to the GOP convention…..just what the Hell would that mean?

Ever hear of a brokered convention?  No?

Then read on….it is a fascinating idea and would make for a Helluva GOP convention…….

Whatcha think?

 

The GOP’s worst nightmare and a pundit’s dream: A brokered convention in 2016.

Apology To GW

I unwittingly made today my election special……I know a bit early but what the Hell!  What is life without whimsy?

There are many that seem to think the Jeb is the man to beat in the general election in 2016…..I have my doubts…..but first my apology…….

I must be honest here…..back in the early days of the election of 2000 I was tickled by GW Bush……his antics and performance in debates and such lead me to believe he was an idiot….I thought then that he would be the perfect GOP candidate to run against Gore……for Gore would be a shoo in for the presidency…..keep in mind I was not a big fan of Clinton or Gore for that matter…..but the alternative were just to simple minded to win the election.

While researching candidates and other politicos I read up on his brother Jeb at the time was the governor of Florida…..all that I read lead me to believe that he was articulate and rather intelligent……so I was one of those that thought the wrong brother had been chosen to run….the country would be much better off with Jeb over GW……..

Fast forward to the 2016 election…..we have Jeb running for the nomination of the GOP…..and since his announcement he has made some truly bone-head decisions.  For one was the release of the e-mails as his time as governor…..the problem was he released many many of them and a good portion of them had people’s personal information in them which became public knowledge.

Then there was the gay thing passed and signed in Indiana by another GOP d/bag, Mike Pence……Jeb came out in support of the law and then after so much uproar he has to walk back his approval and :clarify” what he had said.

He then came out in support of the letter written by a mental midget Sen. Cotton of Arkansas to the leaders of Iran pretty much crapping on any nuke deal……and as usual Jeb had to walk that back also…..

All of this was just to stay in good graces with the neocon money train…….and then most recently when asked about the foreign policy of the US he has this to say……..“The basic policy should be our friends know we have their back over the long haul, and our enemies need to fear us again,” Bush said at the South Carolina GOP convention in Columbia, according to the Associated Press.

Bush added that he thought President Obama’s strategy abroad has been an “unmitigated disaster” thus far. Hillary Clinton’s would not fare much better, he said, should she get elected president in 2016.
Fear us?  So basically his foreign policy will be “do as we say or else”…..threaten the whole world to kowtow to us or be invaded or pay the consequences for their insubordination……and that is NOT a winning policy stance.
So I would like to take this opportunity to apologize to GW for thinking him stupid..  Apparently the smarter Bush did run and win the presidency.  Jeb is an idiot!  If yoiu thought that GW was easily manipulated then hang on top your cajones.
Now if you are really thinking about voting for Jeb if he is the nominee in 2016…..maybe you should ask a few questions before that…….
If Jeb wins the GOP nomination…….all I can say …….GOD HELP AMERICA!

Cannot Wait For 2016 GOP Debates

If everybody that has shown interest in running for the GOP nomination actually gets in the race…..where will they hold the debates?

There will be more candidates on stage than people in the audience…….

2016 will go down in history as the biggest FARCE in American political history!  And we can thank the GOP for the show….The Greatest Show On Earth!

 

A Return Of The Huck And Chuck Show ?

My brain is barely calm after the many candidates announcements yesterday…….then BAM!  The Huck-A-Buck had to throw his hat in the ring……

It is official we now have one more GOP candidate running for the GOP nomination….the Right Reverend Mike Huckabee.

Mike Huckabee is throwing his hat in the ring—again. The former governor of Arkansas today announced “I am a candidate for president of the United States of America” at the University of Arkansas Community College, in his hometown of Hope—which also happens to be the birthplace of Bill Clinton, USA Today reports. “Every day in my life in politics was a fight,” Huckabee says in a video set to introduce him. “But any drunken redneck can walk into a bar and start a fight. A leader only starts a fight that he’s prepared to finish.” The video also notes Huckabee’s ability to rise above “Bill Clinton’s Arkansas,” includes visuals of both Bill and Hillary Clinton, and describes his plan for a “maximum wage” for workers, per the AP. How his entrance is being framed:

  • RealClearPolitics has Huckabee currently sitting sixth out of 14 current and potential GOP presidential candidates.
  • Writing for the Washington Post, Karen Tumulty notes a few things in Huckabee’s favor (he’s a “gifted communicator” with solid name recognition), but sees the path as challenging. Though he won the 2008 Iowa caucuses, his funds soon petered out, and this time he’ll face “credible” opponents, some of whom “are challenging him for the financial and political support of conservative Christians.”
  • At the New York Times, Trip Gabriel frames 2008 as the easier race. “The biggest question in voters’ minds about Mr. Huckabee … may be why he has returned to the fray. Although American politics is full of stories of the ultimate triumph of also-rans, from Richard M. Nixon to Ronald Reagan, Mr. Huckabee would seem to face greater obstacles than during his first presidential campaign, when he battled only a couple of rivals for the party’s conservative base.”
  • How an NPR headline puts it: “Can Huckabee Overcome The ‘New Car Smell’ Of Other Candidates?”

We will get all the love and concern of a Bible thumper…….Huckabee’s folksy charm may not sway many gay rights supporters, as the former Arkansas governor has called for themandatory quarantining of people with HIV/AIDS, defended ex-gay therapy and pledged to restore Don’t Ask Don’t Tell if elected president. Such remarks aren’t surprising, as Huckabee has also compared gays to Nazi propagandistsalcoholics and people who have sex with sheep. Most recently, he linked the purported danger of gay rights in the U.S. to the threat posed by the terrorist group ISIS. He has warned that same-sex marriage is a “perversion” that will lead to divine punishment and the end of America.

But I hope he brings his shadow from the 2008 campaigns….Chuck Norris…..so I can once again use……”The Huck And Chuck Show”………

Do you realize that there is a chance of 18 or more GOP candidates in this election……gonna be a crazy election……cannot wait.

GOP: A Sarah In Carly Clothing?

It is our lucky day!

A busy day in the line for filing to run for prez………a popular past time among GOPers……..

Its official yet another GOP candidate for the fire……we have a plethora of male d/bags, a black retired doctor and now we have a female running for the nomination of the GOP for the 2016 election….shades of Palin?  Oh joy.

Yep Carly Fiorina is running for president of the good old USA…….since she could not win as governor of California or was it US Senator?……..But that somehow should give her a leg up for the presidency……..I just love these people that have more money than brains and must feed that ever expanding ego…..and this one has that huge ego problem.

Say hello to our newest GOP candidate……..

“I think I’m the best person for the job because I understand how economy actually works,” Fiorina said during an interview on ABC’s Good Morning America.
Although she is considered a longshot candidate, Fiorina has positioned herself as a foil to Hillary Clinton, often attacking the Democratic candidate for her track record as secretary of state and on social issues. The line of attack has been warmly received in the Republican Party, and it is likely that Fiorina will be the only female candidate in the Republican field.
Yep,  GOP now has an attack dog that can say whatever she likes against Clinton and sexism cannot be a way to criticize…..

The GOP has been looking for that “special” lady to fill in where Palin crapped out…..is this that “special” lady?  We could make a comparison like they are both GOP women and……..(give me a minute I am thinking)…….never mind!  I do not think she is capable of that down ho,me demeanor that Palin had…….they both can sling worthless red meat at the micro brained base but in the end they are both completely worthless as candidates.

We all wait on baited breath for an announcement from Huckabee and then the field of wackos will be complete………and we wait!

GOP: Another Clown For The Car

Things work out weird sometimes…….like today…..I never intended on this being a pre-2016 election special…..but as thing work out it is……..I know a bit early but as they say “fore-warned is fore-armed”……..

The GOP is growing and an alarming rate……soon every GOP voter will have their own personal candidate.

The newest candidate is 2016’s version of 2012’s Herman Cain……..Dr, Ben Carson, a bored retire doctor with very little intelligent thing to say…….but he is running……..

The three senators officially seeking the GOP nomination are have been joined by somebody with more experience in brain surgery than politics. “I’m willing to be part of the equation and therefore, I’m announcing my candidacy for President of the United States of America,” retired neurosurgeon Ben Carson tells CBS 12. The 63-year-old is expected to launch his candidacy at an event in his hometown, Detroit, this morning, reports the New York Times, which notes that the field is filling up: Sens. Ted Cruz, Marco Rubio, and Rand Paul have already declared, former Hewlett-Packard chief executive Carly Fiorina is expected to enter the race today, and Mike Huckabee is expected to follow suit tomorrow.

Carson has never been elected to political office, but he doesn’t see political inexperience as a drawback and polls put him right in the middle of the potential GOP field, ahead of the likes of Rick Santorum, reports CNN. After his speech today, the vocal opponent of ObamaCare plans to travel to Iowa, where a pro-Carson political action committee says it has already recruited leaders in all 99 counties, the Times reports. In March, Carson apologized for claiming that prison proves homosexuality is a choice, and he tells CBS 12 he has learned from the experience. “I don’t wander off into those extraneous areas that can be exploited. I have learned that,” he says.

YAWN!  And more yawns to come.

GOP: Face Reality!

The GOP is good with slogans and the deifying of past conservs…..but what they really need to do is take a long hard look at reality….

 

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Oh Brother!  You guys have a ways to go before you can claim any worthwhile political success……