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Friday, June 3, 2011

Barbour Slams GOP "Purity" Wants Unity! But Dems Are Divided!

Today, Just 1 Day After Sarah "Barracuda" Palin Attacked Mitt Romney, The 2012 Republican Presidential Front Runner In New Hampshire As He Officially Announced His Bid, GOP Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour Has Now Called For Party "Unity".

Gov. Barbour Has Finally Admitted The GOP "Purity Test" Is NOT A Litmus Test Any Human Being Can Possibly Live Up To NOT Even Ronald Reagan Or G.W. Bush Because.......

We're ALL Imperfect Human Beings! Duh!

So Gov. Barbour Has Also Sounded The Call For Party UNITY!

Doesn't This Sound Like Something The Democrats Should Be Doing??

Attn: All Democrats & Independents!

Especially Those Within The Black Communities.

Including Louis Farrakhan's Nation Of Islam Members!

Why Aren't We Supporting Pres. Obama?

Why Are We Pulling Away From Him Versus Rallying Around Him?

So What If He Wasn't Able To Do Everything For Us During His First Two Years In Office.

Folks Just Consider All Of The Mess Bush Left Behind.

Before Obama Was Able To Do Anything Constructive For His Constituents & Supporters, He Had To Clean Up Bush's Deregulated Wall Street Messes First!

I Remind You The GOP Is Calling For UNITY.

What About The Dems & Independents?

Shouldn't Democrats Leaders Be Calling For Party UNITY Too?

Why Are We Foolishly (Especially Nation Of Islam Members From Chicago) Bashing Pres. Obama?

This Includes Democrats In Congress Too!

Many Democrats & Independents Have Asked "Where Is The Obama From 2008?"

Well Guess What??

He's Still Here!

Except Now He's Now In A Different Role.

In 2008 He Was U.S. Senator Obama, Now He's U.S. PRESIDENT Obama!

We're Supposed To Partner With Him.

And Whether We Wish To Admit It Or Not, Its OUR Responsibility To Help CHANGE Our Communities! NOT His Alone Because Pres. Obama Is NOT God!

United We Stand! Divided We Fall!

On The Other Hand Without President Obama's Leadership What Are We Rallying For?

Democrats & Independents Need President Barack Obama To Step Up, Speak Up, Showcase His Political Successes, Remind Voters Of The HUGE Financial Mess George W. Bush Left Our Country In & Go Full Speed Ahead!

Because Believe Me If Republicans Were In The White House What I Suggested Above Is Exactly What They Would Be Doing Prior To Another General Election.

Will The Barack Obama From The 2008 Presidential Campaign Trail Please Stand Up????


Barbour: ‘Purity is the enemy of victory’

After putting aside a potential bid to be the 2012 Republican presidential nominee, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour is calling for unity in his party, warning that the search for a “pure” candidate could ultimately disappoint GOP voters and enable President Barack Obama’s re-election next year.

“We cannot expect our candidate to be pure,” Barbour told conservative activists Friday at the 2011 Faith and Freedom Conference in Washington D.C. “Winning is about unity.”

Whoever the nominee may be at the end of the contested presidential primary, Barbour said, “I am not going to agree with him or her on everything. … You’re not going to agree with them on every single thing, either.”

Barbour’s remarks came the day after party infighting garnered headlines in the first-in-the-nation primary state of New Hampshire, where perceived frontrunner Mitt Romney received fresh criticism from Republican political superstars Sarah Palin and Rudy Giuliani on the same day he officially jumped into the 2012 contest.

Barbour issued a stern warning to conservative GOP voters Friday, reminding the attendees at the Ralph Reed-backed confab that, in politics, "purity is the enemy of victory."

“You gotta get [it] in your head right now," he instructed in his characteristic drawl, "'I’m going to fight for my person. When it’s over, I am going to support the person that’s going to beat Barack Obama.'”

Asked by reporters after his remarks what prompted the homily on party accord, Barbour said he has consistently counseled against hard-and-fast criteria for “perfect” candidates.

“And I don’t care if you nominate the most conservative candidate. There are going to be some people who don’t agree with them on everything,” he said. “That’s just a fact.”

He did not directly criticize Palin for taking swipes at Romney on the day of his announcement, saying only that “the campaign will be about issues.”

Rep. Michele Bachman (R-MN), another likely presidential candidate who has recently delivered some intraparty jabs, also declined to comment on Palin’s hectic summer-vacation-turned-political-bonanza bus tour this week when she was hoarded by reporters after her address to the conference.

And Bachmann didn't take an opportunity to repeat her criticism of fellow Minnesota Republican Tim Pawlenty, whom she called out yesterday for his previous openness to government insurance mandates.

Asked if past support for the individual mandate is an automatic disqualifier for GOP candidates like Pawlenty and Romney, Bachmann said she rejects the mandate as unconstitutional, but that "the voters will make that decision."

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Sources: Chicago Tribune, Final Call, Huffington Post, Los Angeles Times, MSNBC, Youtube, Google Maps

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