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I think we also need to slate out who is running the party. Right now, it doesn’t really work for us, works for the donor class. Once it reflects its actual base of voters, then we can get to work.

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Perhaps, but every Republican candidate needs to run on their merits for the office they seek. Too many following the advice of this post which is less useful in the August primaries where down ballot voting historically sucks. I’m not voting for Donald Trump on to my school board, city council, or county commission.

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It's not about generic support. You missed the point of the argument. It's about managing the outrage to foster support for good candidates using the tools that Republicans historically fail to use.

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Respectfully, I think you missed my point. In this campaign season it is clear that candidates are perhaps misapplying your stated intent and garnering votes on matters not Germaine to their office sought and having nothing to do with their merits but rather Trumps.

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Regardless, that doesn't invalidate my point. Your criticism should be directed at those misapplying the tools, not the need for utilizing the tools in an appropriate manner.

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You and I are speaking to the masses not just one another

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I know that. I'm not sure you do because you are taking issue with utilizing the platforms where the masses are for fear the GOP won't do it correctly. Thinking like that perpetuates the status quo. I vehemently disagree with that. You MUST message where the people listen. If the candidates abuse or are delinquent with THEIR messaging then the party needs to cultivate better candidates, not shy away from the vehicles.bi agree to disagree and because we ARE talking to the masses I am moving on.

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