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Now a -- -- club divide your funds Karl Rove Karl former deputy chief staff and senior advisor to president George W.
And also Fox News contributor.
Karl Clegg is -- much going on program appreciate it very much.
When you see a tragedy like what's going on now what is the role of the president.
In a moment like this.
Well I think but one of the important roles is what President Obama did with his visit to Boston I thought those were.
Among them -- better best remarks of his have been -- is.
Presidency didn't inspire people -- reassure people that everything is being done.
And do in this instance -- encourage Americans not to give into the terrorist -- You know go on and live our lives in the way that we're used to living -- -- -- -- -- -- -- vigilance but nonetheless not to have.
Not to have that terrorists and achieve the victory by you know less discouraging us from running in the marathon and going about our business as we normally do.
-- -- say recently discussed this has come up a lot that George W.
The administration of which you were part when he said go to the mall go shopping and some people months that but I thought that actually middle -- Essentially you know what he never said that.
Within I'm I'm wrong but I thought he said but even if you did what but I don't make sense to me don't.
You're here what happened he hit a speech he said basically don't -- -- the terrorists go about your life.
And a time reporter who wrote it up at the time magazine.
If they can guarantee what the president has said in approving -- he said bush is saying you know don't be afraid to go to the ball go up you know gave -- To be extrapolated but I but I -- I think that's a great thing -- -- I think it's important.
President Bush got dinged by it but it was actually time reporters say it's actually one of one of the report one of the -- to one of the news that was the most -- import was later time magazine.
When it got a new editor who beat up President Bush for saying something that.
Wanted to talk reporters -- -- attributed -- but you're right at it at the end of the day.
This is a reminder a painful reminder of how many soft targets there are in the United States.
But it's also.
You know -- be -- -- the other side of that -- is that that's because we are an open society in which.
You know we're used to.
Living our lives without the heavy handed government you know and gives security line don't we go into the -- and so forth and we cannot stop been who we are.
In order to you know to avoid any chances of being struck by the terrorists and we will give given them an important victory if we do.
I just you know Peter King just said congressman king don't give Amare you know we've got to have more surveillance on Muslim somebody else and don't give the Miranda rights who we -- but I.
We -- in the same people who say they love the constitution can't.
It can negate the constitution at a moment like this.
Well I do think that it was an interesting point of all of this bit.
One of the things that happened was.
They were able to access the surveillance cameras outside lord and -- department store.
In order to track these people -- -- the brits learned this a long time ago and confronting the IRA.
That in public spaces being able to have this kind of surveillance does help.
-- -- -- attacks and when it's actually take place allow us to move as rapidly as -- the as the FBI and the Boston Police Massachusetts state police have moved an -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- Right you said something when we refers -- to do the show which I really I thought was important and I know can some conservative some Republicans went after you for this is that.
Based on what happened this past election you need to get the most concern as a conservative you wanna get the most conservative person.
People to run for office who can actually win elections which made so much sense to me and yet some people beat up on you for that which which I thought -- Yeah well look some people -- invested in the current system and and and they believe who as conservatives and Republicans we supposedly believe and markets and you know -- market of ideas as well but there -- some people just content with this system as it is.
And they don't wanna have changed so I I understand I didn't take real threats that's.
I really love it though there was a group the popular group of people who popped up instead how dare -- do this because if rove.
Had his way.
And Marco Rubio.
Pat Toomey and Rand Paul would never been elected will.
I've supported two of those men and their primary personally -- -- go -- no involvement and we've spent ten million dollars on behalf of those -- candidates in the general election.
And added up the total amount of money putting into the campaigns by these groups that objected to our involvement Yamaichi was.
350 dollars and say that candidate 5129.
It spent an opposing their Democrat apart their democratic -- so I mean I've you know from final attempt.
I mean to let them go out there heck I almost gave as much money Marco Rubio and Pat Toomey personally as those guys spent on their behalf altogether.
And I want look I want the most liberal candidate who can win but -- and they the key phrases who can win.
You wanna win elections right so why would you get I didn't make sense -- they would go after you for that I.
Look it's a sign -- you know look there -- some insular people who are content with the system as an art as it is and and they they don't want they don't want anybody else played in their sandbox and and -- if it didn't think we went out of their way to say this is about conservatives are about Tea Party people -- Marco Rubio is Tea Party marker ruby -- conservative he was able to articulate a message and particularly par -- famous Pat Toomey.
And Rand Paul I may not agree with them all the time -- -- -- too big and serious disagreements I -- with Rand Paul probably something you like.
And -- -- did -- a lot of things that.
Yeah but but but the fact of the matter is he was able to articulate.
Not my problems with people who you don't have flawed personal -- you know cut Christine O'Donnell being one of the key so war.
Or who who really are not up to the rigors of running a campaign -- -- the candidates is simply don't put together the resource or the candidates who were known to take -- -- rhetorical gun and -- just because we saw in the last election.
So what does a party need to do now what's your advice for your party.
What it -- now in the next election what has to happen.
Well we need to do our homework.
As a party and them go out of our way to make sure that we understand the strengths and weaknesses.
Of our prospective candidates encouraging and recruit.
A diverse group of strong conservatives who were able to articulate a message and -- get behind -- and back and but it you know county to do but it's a lot tougher than that.
But you know we have to do better at recruiting candidates.
And supporting those candidates and they've got to be candidates who are going to be able to carry it across the finish line that does -- no good affected.
-- our cause in the short run and in the long run to have candidates like how they can Missouri.
Murdoch in in India.
Sharon angle who you know seem to have some trouble as well but that make sense to me you know what -- -- Karl Rove former deputy chief of staff and senior advisor to president George W.
Either but you know we if we start talking about -- the next presidential race really within -- minutes of one ending.
Is it too long a road between now and when he's sixteen to really of serious talks about who candidates -- going to be.
It is it is -- several geological ages will come and go before the -- this startup of the 2016 election a look at everybody gets you go out and sort of think about it and -- -- predicated do some spade work and still gonna build a little bit of a foundation there.
None of these candidates is gonna make up for our commitment to this until -- and after.
The 2014 election -- -- you know.
And even George W.
Bush who had been sort of the front runner in the immediate aftermath of the none of them and other 1996 election.
Really consciously didn't make a decision until after the 1998 elections in fact it was early and in 1999.
That he finally made a decision I'm gonna go.
Either candidate since you like to you'd like to see beat up for at this time I'm sure they're armed and you -- if you wanna share who they are.
Well I I don't wanna share on the other side luckily I think that the people who are being talked about and I wish I could put about an alphabetical order but -- You know Chris Christie.
You Rand Paul Marco Rubio.
He got a good bench.
It is -- -- most popular politician in the country he's getting beat up upon for having embraced Obama during hurricanes and.
Well look at I think.
It -- and let that define beat up certainly don't see it reflected in.
In in in New Jersey polls yeah I'm not certain actually reflected nationally that much but look I think it was less -- people like understood.
-- Governor -- east appearing with President Obama in the closing stages of the campaign.
And thank him for what the federal government was doing in the aftermath of -- I don't think anybody hold that against what I think is the people would've hoped that.
At least some people say to me they say OK I get that I get that he's got to be courteous and -- -- get that the president of the federal government are helping but god could he have emphasized just.
Only -- -- was strong for round.
-- Karla and I thank you thank you so much going to shoot and -- which is very best thanks for your -- -- Now that is Karl Rove we.
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