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  1. reflexblue

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    Wow this says it all when the leaders of your party are a radio talk show comdian, MR Potato head (Steel) and a has been from last century.

    For GOP: all pain, no gain
    months after John McCain’s sweeping defeat, senior Republicans are coming to grips with the fact that the party is still – in stock market terms – looking for the bottom.

    Republicans this week are processing two sobering new polls that found the party’s support reduced to a slim one-quarter of Americans. In the absence of a popular elected leader, its most visible figure is a polarizing radio host. Its strategic powerhouse is a still-divisive former House speaker forced from power 15 years ago.

    And its hopes of demonstrating swift and visible change by pushing people of color to the fore have been dented by the stumbles of the party’s two most prominent non-white leaders, national Chairman Michael Steele and Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal.

    So perhaps it’s no surprise that many prominent Republicans are forecasting a long winter....continued

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