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    Re: Is Jindal the new face of the GOP?

    Quote Originally Posted by Goldenboy219 View Post
    Did you not watch his response last night? If not, here it is
    I watched it last night. Judging speaking ability is certainly subjective. However, I would put a paycheck on the vast majority of people agreeing with me rather than you on Jindal's speaking ability compared to Obama.

    Moreover, it was a horrible speech with a terrible argument on Jindal's part. The last thing the American people want is to be taken for a bunch of idiots. If you are a state that is the recipient of tens if not hundreds of billions of dollars in federal aid due to Katrina, and if it were not for all the jobs being financed by that federal aid your state would have one of the worst, if not the worst, unemployment rates in the nation, then it is the utmost in hypocrisy and intellectual dishonesty to rail against big government. Its like a welfare recipient, on medicaid, drawing food stamps, that derides socialism.

    Then, for him to argue that during the past 8 years Washington Republicans "went along with huge spending increases". They did not "go along with them", they wrote the bills that paved the way for those huge spending increases. They were the ones that handed us more debt than all previous administrations combined. So if the good governor wants Americans to trust the Republican Party again, then he should start by being honest with the American people himself.
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    Re: Is Jindal the new face of the GOP?

    I suppose he is for now. He's certainley getting all the attention from the right wing media, to set him up as the new face. Whether or not he can become a viable Presidential candidate over the next 4 years is simply too hard to predict.
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    Re: Is Jindal the new face of the GOP?

    Sounded like an f'n infomercial...Well maybe a really late night one, not the one with the energetic guy who claims we're gonna love his nuts.
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    Re: Is Jindal the new face of the GOP?

    I think he did more damage than good. The new "please give us another chance, we'll do better " message he was speaking threw the party under the bus.

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    Re: Is Jindal the new face of the GOP?

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    Sounded like an f'n infomercial...Well maybe a really late night one, not the one with the energetic guy who claims we're gonna love his nuts.
    I was thinking the same earlier. Give this guy a "Sham-Wow" or maybe a "Veg-a-Matic" and I think he'll go far. Anybody has got to be better than Billy Mays.

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    Re: Is Jindal the new face of the GOP?

    Quote Originally Posted by Captain America View Post
    I was thinking the same earlier. Give this guy a "Sham-Wow" or maybe a "Veg-a-Matic" and I think he'll go far. Anybody has got to be better than Billy Mays.
    That guy that sells the Sham-Wow is good though.
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    Re: Is Jindal the new face of the GOP?

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    That guy that sells the Sham-Wow is good though.
    remix!

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    Re: Is Jindal the new face of the GOP?

    HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!!!!!!

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    Re: Is Jindal the new face of the GOP?

    Quote Originally Posted by SouthernDemocrat View Post
    I watched it last night. Judging speaking ability is certainly subjective. However, I would put a paycheck on the vast majority of people agreeing with me rather than you on Jindal's speaking ability compared to Obama.

    Moreover, it was a horrible speech with a terrible argument on Jindal's part. The last thing the American people want is to be taken for a bunch of idiots. If you are a state that is the recipient of tens if not hundreds of billions of dollars in federal aid due to Katrina, and if it were not for all the jobs being financed by that federal aid your state would have one of the worst, if not the worst, unemployment rates in the nation, then it is the utmost in hypocrisy and intellectual dishonesty to rail against big government. Its like a welfare recipient, on medicaid, drawing food stamps, that derides socialism.

    Then, for him to argue that during the past 8 years Washington Republicans "went along with huge spending increases". They did not "go along with them", they wrote the bills that paved the way for those huge spending increases. They were the ones that handed us more debt than all previous administrations combined. So if the good governor wants Americans to trust the Republican Party again, then he should start by being honest with the American people himself.
    Given the fact that democrat is part of your name, i must take your opinion with a grain of salt. It is not that i think he is amazing, instead, i get the feeling he is going to resonate quite well among republicans. Jindal's speech was loaded with southern emotional appeal to disenchanted republicans who are in disarray. It was a rally speech, nothing more.
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    Re: Is Jindal the new face of the GOP?

    Quote Originally Posted by Goldenboy219 View Post
    Given the fact that democrat is part of your name, i must take your opinion with a grain of salt. It is not that i think he is amazing, instead, i get the feeling he is going to resonate quite well among republicans. Jindal's speech was loaded with southern emotional appeal to disenchanted republicans who are in disarray. It was a rally speech, nothing more.
    His speech was loaded with a bunch of 3rd grade intellect and Apple Dumpling Gang style language. I use the name SouthernDemocrat, because I am from the South originally, and Southern Democrats are historically the most conservative Democrats in the party. Just the same, I am more of a pro-business bluedog / dlc democrat than anything.


    Here is the problem. Yes, Jindal is going to appeal to Republicans, and his speech probably resonated with the party base, just like Palin appealed the base, and talk radio appeals to the base. The problem is that the base needs to figure out that they need to rally behind someone that appeals to others outside of their base. The Republican base is small. They are not going to win just preaching to that little choir. In fact, if anything they will loose more of the middle by doing so.
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