GOP needs to come together to win elections

2013-12-24T00:00:00Z GOP needs to come together to win elections nwitimes.com
December 24, 2013 12:00 am

I have to write about the divide in the Republican Party.

I have been a big supporter of the Tea Party since 2010, but I'm really getting upset with their lack of perception.

The Republican Party, both Tea Party and moderates, have to realize they have to unite to win the Senate. If they stay divided, they will not only not win the Senate, but they will lose the House.

Conservatives make up 40 some percent, and liberals 20 some percent of our population. The rest of the population are independents. The one thing they dislike more than Obamacare is shutting down the government.

I listen to far right idiots, who want to change things like Obamacare and spending but don't understand they have to win elections.

Paul Ryan has proposed a bipartisan budget, and the Tea Party is against it. They need to suck it up, win the election in 2014, and then make the changes.

- Rick Powell, Griffith

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