“Mr. Chairman, you cannot run a committee like this,” Cummings, the ranking Democrat on the committee, told Issa, the chairman, at a hearing about the IRS political targeting controversy. “You just cannot do this. This, we are better than that as a country. We’re better than that as a committee.” – Rep. Elijah Cummings (D – MD)
You Go Elijah!
We should not run a committee like this! We cannot allow Bureaucrats who Facilitated the Political Targeting of Citizens to Plead the Fifth after waiving their right to do so! We ARE a Better Country than That!
We cannot allow the IRS to Withhold documents from a Congressional Investigation of the Weaponization of Government against it’s Citizens!
You are Right Representative Cummings, your Committee IS better than that!
Or are you?
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Only Play the Games you Know you can Win!
Take a Moment and Imagine how that would play out in Major League Baseball…
Your local Little League…
Of course we all remember Churchill’s Famous Quote: “Give Up, Give Up, Give Up.”
Such is the stated “Strategy” held by The Progressive Wing of the Republican Party.
This is why Leftists like Nancy Pelosi long for “the return of the Republican Party of old”…
Well no kidding. I’m sure that is a sentiment shared by the Entire Democrat Party and 80% of their “Loyal Opposition” on the Hill.
What is so ridiculous about Current Republicans such as McCain along with those who have friendships with them like Sowell and Charles Kesler is the absolute failure to comprehend Communication of Ideas. What I mean by this is if you are telling me that you do not, in fact, agree with the Leftists then you should be the First in line at Every Given Opportunity to Communicate those differences in Ideology. Yet your Strategy is to only fight the battles you know you can win.
I would offer that even should you lose a Battle you have gained the opportunity to Communicate Freedom and Liberty of the Individual… and maybe, just maybe a person who thought they stood in strong opposition to you might change their mind come the NEXT BATTLE. By not fighting for Freedom and Liberty for that person who thinks you’re terrible you do nothing but reinforce whatever fantasy they foster.
You also allow the Socialists to script the narrative.
With that in mind, how much more Harmful can a Strategy be?
I have stated before; With friends like McCain who needs Enemies? And I mean it.
The unfortunate aspect of this “Path to Victory” is it permeates the Republican Party. The only upside are the lines are being drawn between those who subscribe to it and those who do not… which allows those of us out here paying attention to see clearly who has the heart to fight for us and who simply spew platitudes when it safe to do so.
The idea that we must forfeit fighting for some of what’s Right and Just is stupid and self-defeating. You would think it would be simple for the Lindsey Graham’s of the world to look at where we are as a country. It took 50-years of their “Strategy” to get us here.
I’m with Cruz on this. As far as I’m concerned one must be either completely unaware of what this Country was Founded on, or in agreement with those on the Left to believe such a Strategy has any merit. That is the dividing line for me.
In the end,
I’ve read Sun Tzu, and no where in that text do I find Occasionally Surrendering as a viable way to win anything. This War is about Communicating! And, Not Fighting is Not Communicating. You don’t always have to “Win”. But you’ll certainly not get the attention of the Voters by throwing your hands up in the air.
I already know what Rommel would say…
Let me go blow the dust off of Clausewitz and flip through him just in case I missed something.
(I think I’ll approach Nike and see what they think about “Just Concede” being their new slogan. I could order up some shirts for the Senator’s Annual Softball Game.)
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