February 09, 2007

Perhaps There Are Still Some Repubiclans Out There

. . . who want to win. In the case of McCain, of course, they are barking up the wrong tree. But Rudy could carry this thing: he really could.

Posted by Attila Girl at February 9, 2007 05:29 AM | TrackBack

I agree. Rudy can win, and win big.

Posted by: nikkolai at February 9, 2007 09:47 AM

Rudy may annoy some conservatives with his gun and abortion stances, but, he can certainly excite and get the votes of the average Americans. He doesn't poll negatively like say, Cankles and McCain.

I mean, just think about it. Hillary vs McCain. Dems do not want her, and Republicans do not want him. What a choice were that matchup to occur.

Rudy tends to do the correct thing, not the dogmatic thing.

Posted by: William Teach at February 9, 2007 07:16 PM


Dr. Freud, we have a winner.

Posted by: Desert Cat at February 12, 2007 03:54 PM

But seriously, his position on gun control makes him an absolute non-starter for me.

"Oh, it won't affect hunting any..."

Moron. The second amendment isn't about hunting. Never has been. Never will be. That's a huge red-herring the gun-grabbers always try to use.

Honestly, if it is between those two on the primary ballot, I'd vote McCain in the primary just to keep Giuliani out, and then Libertarian or Constitution in the general election to keep a clear conscience.

Maybe I need to renew my NRA membership early this year, or maybe pay for 3 years up front...

Posted by: Desert Cat at February 12, 2007 04:07 PM

I'd still rather have him in the office vs. a Democrat. And I just don't think he's a gun-grabber all the way down to his toenails, a la Dianne Feinstein: just a guy who got on the wrong end of New York socialization.

I guess I really think it's possible for him to see the light, in terms of the Second Amendment, in a way I never think McCain will on the First (or Second, for that matter).

I also, however, believe in the tooth fairy.

Posted by: Attila Girl at February 12, 2007 10:48 PM

Possible. But I drank the Bush koolaid (he's a conservative, really! A "compassionate" conservative! And all this liberalism is really a grand scheme to establish conservatism as the dominant ideology for the next generation) for enough years to be a bit burned out on vain hopes.

Give me a real conservative.

Or give me a solidly Republican congress and a weakened, compromised Democrat president, and we have gridlock. Good enough for me, and better than the lukewarm resistance this Congress gave to Bush's liberal domestic agenda over the last 6 years.

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