GOP's death has been greatly exaggerated
Republicans have a secret weapon: Democrats
- Duration 6:33
- Date Feb 18, 2013
Republicans have a secret weapon: Democrats
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So -- America marches into the abyss it voted for talk turns to the Republican party's future if there is one.
It's gotten to the point -- we talk about the party's fate it's like discussing the future of your senile and it you do it right in front ever.
Here's Rand Paul you know I wonder if he would absolutely not run -- -- it -- to win.
And I would absolutely not run unless it were to win you know points have been made and we'll continue to make points -- I think the country really is ready for the narrative coming and libertarian Republican narrative also because we've been losing as a national party.
And there's car -- -- -- he thinks Rand Paul had it right in that everybody has got a chance.
I think Rand Paul had a right everybody's had a chance we believe -- markets let people -- and participate we should it's just the opposite of -- bureau.
The more people who participate the better off where the more we examine the quality of these candidates.
From top to bottom the more likely wind up with fewer Christine O'Donnell's and more Rand Paul -- Sexy man.
Finally doctor Ben Carson I bet he'd like to see more often in this nation -- open an intelligent conversation not just people casting aspersions at each other.
I would like to see more often -- this nation has an open.
Not people just casting aspersions in each I mean it's unbelievable to me the way people.
Act like third -- and Carson for pres that you're retiring as a surgeon this summer.
What do you make committee to get in the -- If it's not my intention to do that.
But as I always say and every part of my life I don't live in an -- Look here's what's needed in a nominee someone you don't have to explain.
Someone who doesn't need me or you to defend his clumsily clumsy reports I don't wanna which.
Feel free to cast aspersions but not spills.
But I also want a fighter a person who wants to win and won't roll over and a debate on been Goji -- as a consultant told to.
I want someone who cheerfully destroys the liberal -- that achievement itself -- net earning your keep means others will -- And this person must realize he's fighting two fronts the Democrats and the media and the only to beat Dan -- shine a light on them with humor.
Set a paraphrase Mark Twain rumors of the Republican party's death have been greatly exaggerated.
Because the Republicans have once secret weapon.
The Democrats well we may have a different Republican savior every week there is one -- that we -- -- count on the inherent bankruptcy of liberal ideas.
-- and also that Joseph Biden -- say something really stupid he's the best thing happened Republican since Dana Perino.
I think that -- -- compliment it was it could be taken both ways okay.
Much like a lot of things from Andrea it is America ready for libertarian president -- you really just saying a small government person with less military.
That's a very good question -- libertarians had a lot of luck in the 1990s.
And since then not so much and I think.
They often are considered too controversial because of their positions on legalizing pot which now has become a bit more mainstream.
And legalizing prostitution which a lot of conservatives of course.
I can't wrap their arms around.
But I do think that Rand Paul is a little bit different I'll I like -- a lot.
I think that.
He speaks the truth he's very very tough he doesn't go back and forth he's not his father.
And I do I would say that the question is -- do we want to become a big tent.
Are we really that big -- because a lot of people will say.
You know what I'd love to vote Republican but I can't because of the social issues.
And if we had somebody who maybe was more liberal we could get more voters open up that Big Ten.
Because every election Democrats use social issues.
Around our next contract that America was great because it didn't get into social issues and it was something we can all agree on but.
They always use a social issues like they do with -- -- so maybe somebody who doesn't.
Given that opportunity that would be it.
A chance will get by the right -- also -- -- -- a perm.
The -- I can't tell it's a natural hair -- or -- but that's for the debate later I think that's a good.
The first thing David Gregory nice air Beckel I want to ask you this we already have a professional grad student and pain in the office and we had six dollar.
A gallon gas why not have a libertarian that can't be any worse.
First of logic shouldn't -- that sent a libertarian Republican.
Yeah libertarians are on the ballot every four years -- -- five fort for a long time now he's -- run for the Republican presidential nomination that's was gonna go for.
But the idea that Rand Paul and the good doctor.
In the Republican Party now casting around for these various people.
Tells me that the bench for the Republicans which we kept talking about was -- mighty strong.
Is not really sure economy rubio has already gotten -- -- what it's like step into the -- this -- it has been very pleasant and you can take it.
But nothing what I worked out -- -- -- Geist so 200000 dollars a bottled water.
I should be so lucky Erika -- -- And -- did not act so here's what I -- governor -- The problem with me -- libertarians is that that the whole thing about its.
Smaller military it was true libertarians -- just protect their borders don't have any foreign policy at all I think that's going to be tough to win any time soon.
What's I'm kind of evolving on something you know -- -- -- and listen to what what's important.
Making the bigger -- making sure you with a Republican Party says you know more people come -- -- -- -- from prosecution nautical it'll come up for Chris Christie.
I'm back and Chris Christie again it's if it seems to me like we really -- our personnel are we -- -- Oh yeah that's somewhat likable and gotten up and say -- like but this yeah speaks his mind says what is any you know -- To bring about some of these issues that may be problem -- Two to.
Both Carson and may Graham Paul I think he's I think he'd be stronger candidate rubio certainly general election candidate -- -- dean and yet before we tease to have anything game.
Intelligent to -- I think I just add this that a lot of people are.
Rejecting kind of -- Republican that and they don't like the -- -- the Democrat they don't take conservative or liberal.
And there are some very appealing characteristics of a libertarian that speak to people how they're feeling right now and so I think if I take another look at it but the reason he says.
Libertarian minded Republican is sort of like an ala carte menu and I got one a little of this and a little of that and -- -- -- Who comes up but that's -- -- surprise look at this week awkwardly electric you -- them.
I should that was -- a lot while I was gone so that's coming -- --