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It’s okay to gloat over an election when you really were right and they really were wrong.

Whether you read and trusted all the polls, which were correct, or you told conservatives for years that they were on a losing road, you should be able to revel in being correct. Bruce Bartlett takes the opportunity to detail his long falling-out with his fellow conservatives.

I know that it’s unattractive and bad form to say “I told you so” when one’s advice was ignored yet ultimately proved correct. But in the wake of the Republican election debacle, it’s essential that conservatives undertake a clear-eyed assessment of who on their side was right and who was wrong. Those who were wrong should be purged and ignored; those who were right, especially those who inflicted maximum discomfort on movement conservatives in being right, ought to get credit for it and become regular reading for them once again.

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If you’re going to be a nut, your past as a reasonable person will come back to haunt you

Wake up people! Owning a part of the major banks in America is not a bad thing. We could make a profit while solving a problem. 

That’s Herman Cain, firebrand candidate for the GOP presidential nomination, defending TARP a few years ago. Lately, he’s been making a reputation for himself by saying crazy things in a way that makes them sound like common sense. I hope his followers forgive him for once holding a measured and reasonable position.

From David Weigel

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Awesome bill names continued

Last year, I was amused by John Boehner’s Regulations from the Executive In Need of Scrutiny (REINS) Act. But now that the Republicans are in the majority, they’re really giving up the subtlety with their bill to repeal Health Care Reform, which is called the Repealing the Job-Killing Health Care Law Act.

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Palin’s base

Which Republicans most want Sarah Palin for President? The answer is not surprising:

 Palin’s base

Via The Daily Dish.

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Senate Republicans will cut the deficit. Somehow.

Peter Suderman at Reason ruminates on Senate Republicans’ promise to cut the deficit, given that they don’t seem to have any ideas for how to cut the deficit.

Can’t they just cut all the socialism? You know, just cut out all the socialism that we’ve got now, and that should be pretty good, right? That and earmarks. Yeah, that should do it.

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Real vampires spell vampire with a y

Republican vampire Jonathon Sharkey has issued a challenge to Robert Pattinson.

I hope you will print this response to The Hollywood Reporter’s story that Twilight Vampyre Wannabe Robert Pattinson is related to Vlad Tepes Dracula.

Personally if that boy thinks he’s from Vlad’s bloodline, then let him prove it, in the way Vlad would… On a field of battle! As the US Secret Service will attest, I am Vlad to the bone. Unlike Pattinson, I am a warrior and a true Vampyre.

If he truly wants to prove his Vlad heritage, then I challenge him to face me on a field of battle. Let see which one of us is “VLAD TO THE BONE!” Not a Hollywood pretty boy!

Do Svidaniya,
Nel Sangue,
Jonathon “The Impaler” Sharkey (R)
Presidential Candidate

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If You Vote for Health Care, Sen. Tom Coburn Will Not Forget, Will Make You Pay

Raising the bar on Republican opposition maneuvers in the Senate, Mr. Coburn on Thursday threatened to put future holds on any Democratic House members who switch their vote in favor of the health care bill, lose their election as a result next November, and then are rewarded with a high-ranking job in the Obama administration.

Via Wonkette

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Actual Republican Nominee for Congress Is Actual Racist

Rosanna Pulido has spent a lot of time commenting on Free Republic, saying that Mexican immigrants are the “new Ku Klux Klan with a tan” and that Muslims praying to Mecca look like “my dog, smelling buts”. And that’s just the tip of the iceberg.

via Wonkette

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Michael Steele Is Gonna Be All Off the Hook

Republican National Committee Chairman Michael Steele says his party is going to launch an "off the hook" public relations campaign that will update the GOP’s image by translating it to "urban-suburban hip-hop settings."

Wow, these guys better hope Obama screws up bad. Otherwise, they are doomed.

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Republicans Believe in You

 Republicans Believe in You

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