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Tuesday, August 18, 2009

McConnell & Cornyn In OC Today

The Powder Blue Report is coming out of hibernation to post this important story that apparently is to hot to handle over at Red County. GOP Senate Leader Mitch McConnell and NRSC Chairman John Cornyn were in socal today meeting with local party leaders and high dollar donors(i.e Lincoln Club). Apparently I'm not high enough on the food chain yet. I didn't even know they were gonna be in town. It's probably for the best that I wasn't there because I would have had words with the the two Senators. My friend Chip Hanlon over at Red County has a fascinating post up about the details of the meeting. Chip is a former Executive Board member of the Lincoln Club. Anyway, the meeting was supposedly off the record because comments of mine outing the unnamed persons on Chip's post that he refers to were deleted. I have it on excellent authority that said GOP leaders McConnell and Cornyn were at this meeting because Chairman Baugh announced at the Central Committee Meeting that the leaders were in town today. Doesn't take a rocket scientist to make this connection. Anyway, the leaders haven't learned a damn thing about the party's staggering loses the last two election cycles. They think we lost only because of the unpopular Iraq War and W's unpopularity...LOL! They cite unnamed internal polls as their evidence. I'm glad Chip asked the tough questions, but our leaders in DC have learned nothing from the loses. This is very disheartening, but not surprising.