Fred Barnes: Let’s Hear That Same Old Dreary Tune Again
Bill Quick

As Goes North Carolina | The Weekly Standard

To win the Senate, Republicans must win North Carolina. While it’s mathematically possible to take the Senate without ousting Democratic senator Kay Hagan, the chances of that happening are close to zero. For Republicans, North Carolina is necessary. It’s the key to control of the Senate.

And since this is tired old Gentry GOP mouthpiece Fred Barnes, let me take a wild stab at who he says is really threatening the GOP’s chances to take the Senate: 

To win, Democratic consultant Brad Crone says, Republicans will have to get over their differences. “At the end of the day, the social conservatives and the Tea Party folks are going to have to realize they’ve got to pivot back to a candidate who can win on a statewide basis.” That’s Tillis.

Shocker!  Fred Barnes says you need to shut up and gobble this latest shit sandwich from the Gentry, or the world will end in utter disaster.

First off, the GOP has a remarkably bad record of getting its shit sandwiches elected.  Remember all the money Karl Rove’s PAC – more than a hundred million bucks – poured into getting these “electable” candidates actually elected in 2012?  Fred Barnes was rooting for all of them back then, too.  Do you also remember how many of them actually got elected?

That’s right.  Zero.

To elaborate a bit here:  The RNC just announced today that it views fifteen Senate races as competitive now, an increase in five.  Barnes thinks we only have a chance of winning six.  Maybe the North Carolina race isn’t as absolutely necessary as he thinks it is.
Barnes is an old, tired, predictable, and predictably wrong spear carrier for the GOP’s loser class.  Time to retire him or, at the very least, ignore anything he as to say.  Why?  Because history teaches us that he don’t know his ass from…a shit sandwich, let alone an actually electable candidate.


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I am a small-l libertarian. My primary concern is to increase individual liberty as much as possible in the face of statist efforts to restrict it from both the right and the left. If I had to sum up my beliefs as concisely as possible, I would say, "Stay out of my wallet and my bedroom," "your liberty stops at my nose," and "don't tread on me." I will believe that things are taking a turn for the better in America when married gays are able to, and do, maintain large arsenals of automatic weapons, and tax collectors are, and do, not.

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