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Karl Rove: Letís face it, the GOP nominee might need to be someone other than Trump or Cruz
Hot Air ^ | 04/01/16 | Allahpundit

Posted on 04/01/2016 5:18:50 PM PDT by Enlightened1

If the establishment wants Ryan, they could nominate Ryan, let Trumpers and Cruz fans spend the next three months screaming that they’ll never vote Republican again, and then pray that the sheer amount of day-to-day irritation they endure from watching Hillary Clinton campaign finally leads those people to say in October, “F*** it, Ryan it is!” That’s a Hail Mary pass, but nominating Cruz after he’s been weakened by Trump attacks and embittered Trump fans by “stealing” the nomination through delegate chicanery is a Hail Mary pass from your own 20. And nominating Trump, given his radioactive unpopularity with the wider electorate, is a Hail Mary pass from your own end zone.

Exit question: Rove claims here that everyone’s misunderstood Rule 40. Is he right? All Rule 40 does, he says, is prevent candidates who’ve failed to win a majority of delegates in eight states from being formally nominated with a big speech and a seconding speech. It doesn’t prevent delegates from voting for whoever they want, which means Ryan, Romney, Walker, Perry, et al. are very much in the mix as nominees. That’s the first time I’ve heard that interpretation. And even if Rove’s right about what the rule says now, I’ve got a funny feeling that that’s not what it’ll say once Trump’s and Cruz’s fans on the Rules Committee are done rewriting it.

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TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Crime/Corruption; Philosophy; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: karlrove; paulryan; primary; steal
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Here comes Karl Rove and the GOPe with THE BIG STEAL. He comes out and acts like this is pretty normal when it's not.

Trump and Cruz supporters prepare for Paul Ryan even though he does not have a single vote.

This will be a HIJACKED 2016 SELECTED ELECTION.

Maybe this will unite Trump and Cruz supporters against the Establishment?

1 posted on 04/01/2016 5:18:50 PM PDT by Enlightened1
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To: Enlightened1

Here’s Karl Rove talking about it,

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nIGQ7MgRtJU


2 posted on 04/01/2016 5:19:27 PM PDT by Enlightened1
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To: Enlightened1

Rove will you please sit down, and be quiet.

For crying out loud. Go away.


3 posted on 04/01/2016 5:19:52 PM PDT by cba123 (http://www.census.gov/foreign-trade/balance/c5700.html)
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To: Enlightened1
Here's Karl rove contemplating it...


4 posted on 04/01/2016 5:20:41 PM PDT by mrsmith (Dumb sluts: Lifeblood of the Media, Backbone of the Democrat/RINO Party!)
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To: Enlightened1

Lets face it if you and your criminal friends try it you will have hell to pay and it will truly be the end of the republican party


5 posted on 04/01/2016 5:20:43 PM PDT by ronnie raygun
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To: Enlightened1

Nominate Rove for Latrine Cleaner. Get him the hell out of our nomination process!!!


6 posted on 04/01/2016 5:20:51 PM PDT by faithhopecharity ("Politicians are not born, they're excreted." Marcus Tullius Cicero (106 -- 43 BCE))
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To: Enlightened1

Let’s face it Rove, you’re a pathetic sack o’ sh*t that blew 430 million dollars last election cycle and didn’t win ONE RACE.

You need to take a permanent political dirt nap.

Maybe the other kind too. Have some more cheeseburgers ya loser.


7 posted on 04/01/2016 5:20:51 PM PDT by mkjessup (Trump is kicking the ass of the GOPe, RINOs & the media. Don't like him? He must be kicking YOUR ass)
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To: Enlightened1

Karl Rove makes me want to go to the gym and do some work on the heavy bag.


8 posted on 04/01/2016 5:23:40 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (168 grains of instant conflict resolution)
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To: Farmer Dean

He is a heavy bag.


9 posted on 04/01/2016 5:25:14 PM PDT by proust (Texans for Trump!)
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To: mkjessup

Hot Air is the properly named site for anything coming from Rove.


10 posted on 04/01/2016 5:25:29 PM PDT by Macrinus
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To: Enlightened1

This is why Trump and Cruz supporters must unite against a common enemy if we are to have any chance to turn this country around.


11 posted on 04/01/2016 5:25:29 PM PDT by Rufus Shinra
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To: proust

He’s more of a sack to me.


12 posted on 04/01/2016 5:27:07 PM PDT by Farmer Dean (168 grains of instant conflict resolution)
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To: Enlightened1

“Here comes Karl Rove and the GOPe with THE BIG STEAL”

You have that much confidence in a Trump you think this blob of a washed-up failed operative can take down Trump?

If Trump doesn’t get the nomination it is the Big Implode, not the big steal.

(Ask yourself exactly what is Roger Stone’s connection to Rove?).


13 posted on 04/01/2016 5:27:59 PM PDT by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: Rufus Shinra

No kidding. We can at least agree that Rove is Satan’s bloody hemorrhoid.


14 posted on 04/01/2016 5:28:54 PM PDT by proust (Texans for Trump!)
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To: ronnie raygun

“Lets face it if you and your criminal friends try it you will have hell to pay and it will truly be the end of the Republican Party”

Oh the mellow drama!


15 posted on 04/01/2016 5:28:57 PM PDT by ifinnegan (Democrats kill babies and harvest their organs to sell)
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To: Enlightened1

Rove and anyone else in on this crap are out of their minds and need to prepare for the revolution that’s coming!


16 posted on 04/01/2016 5:30:09 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: Enlightened1

I intently dislike and distrust Trump but I will not support any Rovian chicanery. You’ve got to play by well known, well publicized and well agreed to rules.


17 posted on 04/01/2016 5:32:54 PM PDT by JimSEA
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To: ifinnegan
More likely the BIG CRUZ DEFLATION !

Trump SHALL meet and exceed ALL of the present rules to be the nominee. Should the rules committee start playing crazy games with the rules, there shall be hell to pay!

Cruz really has NO WAY to meet all of the rules to be nominated.

18 posted on 04/01/2016 5:33:45 PM PDT by nopardons
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To: Enlightened1

19 posted on 04/01/2016 5:40:43 PM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum ("If voting made any difference they wouldn't let us do it." --Samuel Clemens)
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To: Enlightened1

Let’s face it, Karl, you might be in a real small lonely little party soon.


20 posted on 04/01/2016 5:43:06 PM PDT by chris37 (heartless)
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