Monday, September 22, 2014

Republicans Move Hard To The Left Going Into 2014 Elections

Along with keeping a low profile, standing for nothing and insulting its own voters, a high profile move to the Left on a variety of issues, such as legalizing marijuana and backing so-called "same-sex marriage," is the newest part of the GOP strategy to lose (opps... "win") the Senate in 2014.

(Washington Post) In a midterm election year in which the political climate and map of battleground states clearly favors Republicans, many GOP candidates are nevertheless embracing some Democratic priorities in an effort to win over skeptical voters.

The shift is evident in some of the most contentious Senate and gubernatorial races — in traditional swing states as well as decidedly conservative ones such as Alaska and Arkansas — where Republican nominees have endorsed increases to the minimum wage, legalizing medical marijuana or granting in-state college tuition to some illegal immigrants.

Even on social issues, an area where the GOP traditionally has hewed to the wishes of its evangelical Christian base, many Senate hopefuls have backed same-sex marriage or over-the-counter access to birth-control pills.

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1 comment:

  1. If the repubs want to win, they better stay the course, we don't want any sudo dems in the repub party. Of course the repubs are famous for snatching defeat from the jaws of victory. If the repubs listen to the dems, they will lose, do the opposite of what the dems say.


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