Gov. Jindal: Seven things the GOP must change to win in America again

This isn’t Jindal’s full speech from the RNC dinner last night, but it’s a good portion from it as he lays out the seven things that the GOP must change to “amass a following worthy of our principles” and “to be in position to win elections and lead America.”


The full text of his speech is available here.

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  • Sandra123456

    8. Expel RINOS.

    • stage9

      1a. Outlaw liberalism.

      • Sober_Thinking


    • You beat me to it! 🙂

    • It would of been nice if the Constitution showed up in there somewhere. If it doesn’t there won’t be a Republican party in four years.

      • Sober_Thinking


    • Sober_Thinking

      Spot on.

    • ChesterWalton

      9. Ditch the pro-life lunatics that box electable candidates into losing postions in general elections.


        40 years of abortion… 55 million Americans murdered.

        • waytngtym

          Pray for the March for Life going on in DC today.

        • ChesterWalton

          When Jindal says, “We had a number of Republicans damage the brand this year with offensive and bizarre comments. I’m here to say we’ve had enough of that.” he is talking about the lunatic/offensive/bizaree pro-life comments made during the last election by Republican candidates. If R’s want to win, these folks need to be boxed up and shipped out.

          • Martin2717

            Fine then the GOP will never win another election. We need a new party and for it to survive we need to keep people like you out.

            • ChesterWalton

              Good idea, start a minority party that will never have any power. How many bills have the Green Party passed?

      • Funny but outright pro abortion for any reason was higher when Reagan was President.

        He didn’t side step the issues, he took a stand.

      • E. Lee Zimmerman

        Ban people who claim to be right-thinking from using the phrase “pro-life lunatics” as they’re little more than a wolf in sheep’s clothing.

      • Oops, I accidentally “liked” your logical fallacy drivel. I do not. So your parents were “lunatics” for not murdering you in the womb or hanging halfway out of it then? You are indoctrinated. No, really. Colonel Neville. PS. check out the hideous nihilist eugenicist racist atheist Marxist left truth of Planned Parenthood origins at margaretsanger blogspot com.

        • ChesterWalton

          My point is that nominating Mourdoch and Akin-like candiates is a sure to permanent minority status. R’s should be nominating smart people like Jindal.

          • Martin2717

            If the GOP had gotten behind them like they should have as a party instead of alienating them, then they mostly likely would have won.

    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      Item 8.
      Subsection A. Expel Colin Powell even if he claims he isn’t a RINO.

    • Don

      Here’s a message even Jindal might understand. Until the RINOs comprehend that without the Conservatives they will always be “THE STUPID PARTY”, they will never win on the national level again. Romney couldn’t even beat the most anti-American pathological liar in our history because without the Conservatives they are just a bunch of “STUPID RINO’s” and are as unfit to lead as Obama and his American hating sychophants are. They even have the same smell. Until they reflect basic intelligence, the RINOs are nothing but babbling idiots like the progressives and nothing else.

  • Amy

    He’s spot on – and the (R)’s in office now have mere seconds to get with the game. Not only will they lose the next elections if they don’t, they will lose most of us Reagan conservatives who are completely disgusted with the Democratic lite policies they’ve embraced.

    • mark1955

      Exactly! But i don’t even think the repubs “Have mere seconds to get with the game”. I think the game is over as far as the repubs are concerned and we need a new Constitutionally Conservative Third Party and we need it now!

  • colliemum

    Jindal makes some common-sense points, such as rejecting identity politics, but if he thinks the GOP as it is now will stop courting and bootlicking the ‘elites’ inside the Beltway, then he’s got another think coming.

    And what about taking the fight to the blue states? If the dems can talk about taking over Texas, then surely the Republicans can find good, local people to stand up and take over blue states and cities, district by district?

    • Conservative_Hippie


    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      While I like Bobby Jindal, at this point I’d honestly tell him to sit down and shut up on the whole ‘remake our image’ campaign. Remaking our image is going to do nothing when the Left controls the media.

  • Just check the “voting” results, sir:

    From Bill O’Reilly’s message board:

    Most everyone suspected fraud, but these numbers prove it and our government and media refuse to do anything about it.

    As each state reported their final election details, the evidence of voter fraud is astounding. Massive voter fraud has been reported in areas of OH and FL, with PA, WI and VA, all are deploying personnel to investigate election results.

    Here are just a few examples of what has surfaced with much more to come.

    * In 59 voting districts in the Philadelphia region, Obama
    received 100% of the votes with not even a single vote recorded for
    Romney. (A mathematical and statistical impossibility).

    * In 21 districts in Wood County Ohio, Obama received 100% of
    the votes where GOP inspectors were illegally removed from their
    polling locations – and not one single vote was recorded for Romney.
    (Another statistical impossibility).

    * In Wood County Ohio, 106,258 voted in a county with only
    98,213 eligible voters.

    * In St. Lucie County, FL, there were 175,574 registered
    eligible voters but 247,713 votes were cast.

    * The National SEAL Museum, a polling location in St. Lucie
    County, FL had a 158% voter turnout.

    * Palm Beach County, FL had a 141% voter turnout.

    * In Ohio County, Obama won by 108% of the total number of
    eligible voters.

    NOTE: Obama won in every state that did not require a Photo ID and lost in every state that did require a Photo ID in order to vote.

    Imagine that!

    • Conservative_Hippie

      Agreed! As I was telling my nephew, Elmer Fudd could have been on the ballot in Philadelphia and he would have gotten at least one vote! Of course Romney doesn’t have Elmer Fudd’s likeability factor, lol!

      • Don

        Taking your Elmer Fudd analogy a step further, the people who voted for Obama are so stupid that for not one of them to hit the wrong lever out of the many 1000s of votes cast was impossible. The republicans said NOTHING. The voter fraud nationally was a disgrace and the cowardly republicans said NOTHING. The two party system is toitally corrupt and it cannot be denied by any sane person. Millions of voters refused to waste their time voting republican as they are dominated by RINO money and have no soul. The GOP will never win another election again.

    • Voter ID should be pushed to be made mandatory by all Republicans. And not just at election time. The integrity of the very vote itself is under attack from fraud and corruption. Voter ID won’t fix it all, but it will go a hell of a long way towards fixing most of it I think.

      Libs have no qualms about making their “minorities” show ID to buy beer and lottery tickets with their welfare money. But ask these same “minorities” to show ID for the most important civic duty task and they start screaming “racism!” at the tops of their lungs and the MEDIA, like the sheep in Animal Farm, repeat it loudly until all dissent is drowned out.

      • colliemum

        Absolutely – and the various State Governors have the duty to install such laws, regardless of Holder’s shenanigans. The state officials run the elections, not Holder, well not as of yet …

      • Sandra123456

        We should have standardized voter ID laws. Everyone using the same voting machines to vote ( hopefully the mechanical, lever operated machines). Everyone should vote on the same day, exceptions military absentee voting.

    • E. Lee Zimmerman

      BOOM! There it is.

  • Don

    What the RINOs can’t comprehend is they are now the third party and have no chance at ever winning another national election. Its like if a wife sleeping with anybody that will bed her, gets caught and now says this is what I will do if you don’t leave me. The two party system as it is now is prostitution, the only difference being the price for selling theirr soul. The diference between an American hating progressive like Obama and a cowardly drunk like Boehner is so small it is indistinquishable.

    • Conservative_Hippie

      Agree 100%!

  • aposematic

    I like Jindal and there is nothing wrong with any of his seven things R’s must/should do. The real problem is not even mentioned though: What’s that you may ask? You can talk all day every day on advantages of for example capitalism over socialism; but if the MSM/Press only allows one side to be heard, your doing you know what into the wind. And then there is always the talk is cheap meme when very few if any R’s by virtue of their actions even believe that themselves.

    • clockwindingdown

      Very true, preaching to the choir only reaches a few. Conservatives need to go all out on msm shows and attack with logic and reason, we need to take control of the narrative.

      Today for instance the topic has shifted away from Benghazi, on to woman in more combat roles. Go on shows make a quick yes or no answer to this subject and get the topic back to Benghazi, or XYZ.

      Put the hosts of these shows on spot asking them how they feel about the out come, the lack of answers for 4 Americans dead, one a major representative for this Country?

      Ask the hosts why aren’t they enraged? Ask the hosts why did they stop reporting the news and become gossip columnist. Put the hosts on defense, let the viewers see what is going on, don’t let the viewer be led by the host, make the hosts react to “We the People”.

      We can politely say,”This is a more important subject, I know you asked me here to talk about XXX but that is trivial compared to this and I am going to talk about this.” If they get rude or keep attempting to change subjects bring it back to our subject, or get up and leave, let them scramble to fill their time slot, that in itself would be priceless!

      Of course the right needs to be cohesive to do this and they are not. We are divided by leftist posing as conservatives, our so called elected leaders aren’t leaders, leaders lead and these folks will not!

      These “lead” representatives have sold us out for a few pieces of treasure, they have shown themselves not worthy of our trust. Those they have sold themselves too know this, and do not trust them either, they will be disposed of in time because of what they are.

      • waytngtym

        Keep the message clear and simple and basic, and don’t let up the pressure on Benghazi.

        When is someone going to question Obama on Benghazi

  • mikeinidaho

    The Republican Party is through. Not because they don’t have a following, but rather because their leaders and policy makers live inside the Beltway and have no concept of life OUTSIDE their cocoon. They are all about protecting their turf and their fellow elites and have no concept of what We the People need or want. Like the Democrats, they view us as serfs to be kept quiet and controlled as they move about lining their own pockets and controlling our lives. We are living in the second Dark Ages, ruled absolutely by lords and princes who demand fielty, taxes and cheap labor as they tell us how much they care about us and how well they will take care of us…someday. A pox on both partys and most of DC.

    • notsofastthere

      The only hope is the new conservatives who got elected in 2010 move up the chain. Repub’s allowed the Dems to define them, and gave no reasonable argument to counteract the charges. They supported McCain and Romney ignoring thir base and the constitution. It is so clear that Obama hates this country, but the Repub leadership to me is deceitful. We didn’t have any clear choice in the last two elections.

  • Kordane

    Even if it were possible to salvage the Republican party, it would take far too long to do it, and by then it would be too late to save the country because it’ll be beyond the point of no return.

  • FutureOnePercent

    The worst thing that can happen to Washington DC would be the American people stop fighting a war between the Democrats and the Republicans, and instead see the true battle. The citizens vs the government.

    I’m not talking about compromising our principles, but Americans finally seeing that as long as they have us worried about fighting each other, they can steal everything right from under our noses.

    It’s time we stopped fighting each other, and instead turned our focus towards stopping an oppressive government.

    • notsofastthere

      I think we are in that stage now. People vs Government

    • clockwindingdown

      “The worst thing that can happen to Washington DC would be…” a meteor not hitting it and wiping it off the face of our planet! For DC to remain as is or in the direction it is heading is far worse to imagine!

  • CaseyGeorge

    I think on his 5th point, where he said “We gotta trust the smarts of the American people”, he is off…Stupid people are the reason Obama got elected, not intelligent people.

    • notsofastthere

      You have to add onto that Voter Fraud and low turnout from the base. Nothing Obama does makes common sense, so I have to agree with you – anyone who voted for him is deaf, dumb, and blind.

    • clockwindingdown

      I disagree, the people are not given opposing views by the media. Polls show that the citizenry does not support the current policies but they like the “image” created of the one called “O”.

      People have shown they like more freedom when given a choice. They are not being given a choice, the media see’s to that!

  • I’m tired of being lectured by the GOP. We the People are not the problem…THEY ARE!

  • Nukeman60

    Your 7 point plan should really be an 8 point plan. Let’s look at them:

    1) “Stop looking backwards” – perhaps, you should stop looking a$$backwards.

    2) “Compete for every single vote” – just eliminate the illegal votes, the double votes and the dead votes. That would help.

    3) “Reject identity politics” – just try to reject ID fraud itself.

    4) “Stop being the stupid party” – I don’t think that’s possible.

    5) “Stop insulting the intelligence of the voters” – Then stop buying into the liberals’ talking points.

    6) “Quit backing big” – that is a LameStream narrative. Don’t repeat it.

    7) “Focus outside Washington” – maybe you should all just leave, then.

    Which brings me to the eighth point, which you left out:

    8) “Change parties” – that’s right, ’cause you’re finished as a party, in my eyes.

  • EchoMike

    Maybe the first thing we should do is stop knee capping our own when someone steps up and puts forth a proposal that actually solves a problem for the long term.

  • stage9

    Well, some of that I question.

    Here’s my list:

    1) Reject all Republican members who refuse to stand on fiscal AND SOCIAL Conservative principles. You can’t talk about principles in one breath and then undermine them, or condemn those who defend them in the next. Condemn counterfeit marriage and encourage hetero-marriage; condemn abortion and stop funding murder. Condemn immorality because it only destroys society. If you stand for immorality then you are by extension endorsing an immoral society and everything that brings with it. Return to God before you ruin our country. If you can’t get this step right, all the others won’t matter.

    2) Try and reach all Americans with a message that this is America, not Mexico, not Europe; it’s America, where all ideas are welcome but not all ideas are beneficial to the common good. All cross-border illegality will be swiftly punished. All legal immigration will be swiftly processed. There are no free lunches in America only the opportunity to succeed or fail. If you can’t get on board with that, you need to go.

    3) Stand your ground on moral behavior within the Party itself and demand accountability for those who do not. Anyone who cannot control their behavior should be condemned and expelled from the Party indefinitely. With great power comes great responsibility including to your family and those you serve. If you can’t be loyal to your wife, you won’t be loyal to me. We don’t need hypocrites damaging our brand.

    4) Educate the public regularly through public relations campaigns. Answer liberal attacks swiftly. Don’t allow them to dictate the narrative of the debate. And for God’s sake, learn HOW TO debate! Create an organization that specifically monitors liberal propaganda and answer it in kind.

    5) You MUST understand what the term “US ally” means. If you don’t, then attend a basic international government class to educate yourself. Also educate yourself on what a “terrorist” is and the destructive sociopolitical effects of islam on society.

    6) If you won’t defend the Constitution, or if you don’t understand that you’re subject to the Constitution and “we the people” then you need to go. Anyone who doesn’t “get” that we stand for lesser government, less taxes, less regulation, less intrusion, less war, more fiscal and moral prosperity needs to go. Also, if you won’t enforce the law because you have no stomach for it, then you need to go. If you haven’t any political courage, you need to go.

    7) Create an organization that is specifically designed to educate you on what the pulse of your constituency is. If you are in Washington for your own agenda, you need to go. You are there to represent us, not yourself or the political elites who try and control you. Stop apologizing for us and defend us for once. Grow a spine. You work for us, not the political parasites in Washington.

    8) Our money is not your money. It’s on loan to you. We work for it. You borrow it. You are not a bookie; you are a trusted elected official. Act like it, and use our money wisely. Outlaw unions and abortion mills that use taxpayer funded money to undermine American values.

    9) Education should be a high priority because it is a priority for radicals whose goal is to destroy the minds of future generations. Refute and condemn the bogus claims of liberal professors and educators.

    10) When WE endorse a candidate for public office and any Party member or members attempts to usurp our will in the matter, to endorse their own choice for candidacy, you shall be expelled from the Party indefinitely along with your candidate. WE THE PEOPLE choose OUR OWN representatives, not the Republican establishment.

  • Sober_Thinking

    This is simple…

    #1: Listen to the voters and do what they wish – especially as it relates to the U.S. Constitution.

    #2: Listen to the conservative members who were elected or are running – stop relegating them to the back bench.

    #3: Fire Boehner… now. Same with McConnell.

    #4: Don’t give in. Stick to your principles and cling to them no matter what… because they’re often right and America deserves the best.

    #5: Tell the truth… always. Call out the BS that the Democrats are spewing out there. Call out the corrupt media (look at the success that Newt had as a result). Call out the lies of Obama, Reid, Pelosi, etc. Don’t let them spin the narrative… you tell the story and then share the moral of the story and why you believe in your truths.

    #6: Back up everything with facts and statistics – incontrovertal details that help to porve you are correct and why. EDUCATE the low-information voters.

    #7: Certainly not last… embrace the Tea Party and those whom they support. Quit giving us tepid, lame, moderate candidates and ideas. Embrace the hand that feeds you now and embrace those principles that are proven to work and which made this country great.

    I could go on…

  • Nukeman60

    It’s a simple three step solution to winning elections again:

    1) “Clean up the election voting process” – if the people aren’t actually being heard, then we don’t have a viable country anyway. Electronic voting should be as secure as our banking ATMs.

    2) “Bust the LameStream Media” – they have the ears of America right now and we must be able to have the truth be heard, or the vote will never come our way.

    3) “Form a new party” – The Republicans are full of wishy-washy RINOs and progressive lights and it is festering from within. Let it die. Combining the Tea Party with several other Constitutional and Conservative groups would be enough to overwhelm the liberals, who won with only 30% of the eligible voters (fraud and all).

    • tsturbo

      I agree completely. So how, specifically, do we start on these 3 steps?

      • Nukeman60

        Things are in the works already.

        Step one – gather together the documentation of the 2012 fraud. (many people are on that). We need to amass it all together, then propose upgrades for the electronic process. Once it comes out about the machine hacking, the legislation should be easy.

        Step two – Use alternate media, and spread everything around as much as possible. Confront the LameStream every time they spew garbage. Never let them get away with what they have gotten away with so far.

        Step three – join a group (Tea Party, Constitution Party, Libertarian Party – there are many). We need to eventually bring them all together as one.

        We’ve started the process with the Constitutional Freedom Party, with a fb page, blog pages, new webpage, and even an entry into wikipedia (even though the group is relatively new, it’s the kind of idea that we need to do).

        The key is to get involved. The story was that Obama won because of lack of voter turnout (even though over 90 million eligible voters failed to show up, I still believe it was the massive fraud that won it for him).

        Being involved in fb, in passing around websites, in participating on blogs, and pushing leaders like Rush, Levin, Malkin, etc. will all make a big impact. We MUST be involved.

        • tsturbo

          I’m thinking someone like Ted Cruz, a new comer and articulate, could be he spokesperson we need, and could eventually head a Constitutional party. Its for sure the RINO establishment will never give up power, so we have to take it from them. All of your ideas are good, but we need more, which is why I came up with my media bias legislation idea.

          • Nukeman60

            I love Ted Cruz and I think he would make a great leader. However, I dislike the media bias legislation idea. It sounds too much like suppression of our 1st amendment rights.

            Even networks like MSNBC have the right to be biased like they are. I don’t like them, but I don’t have the right to supress them with legislation. Too much could go wrong. Look at how they are trying to declare the Tea Party as a right-wing fanatical group now as it is, which we all know is certainly a load of crap.

            What should destroy them is popular choice, much like what happened to AirAmerica on the radio. Remember, the left wanted to legislate equal time into talk radio with their ‘fairness doctrine’ and that just doesn’t fly in the face of the 1st amendment.

            We just need to get the people to see what these left-wing networks really are. It’s already slowly happening, as we see their ratings going down into the sewer. We must promote media like Rush, Levin, PJMedia, and the like and they will naturally overpower the left by using the 1st amendment, not by suppressing it.

            • tsturbo

              My idea doesn’t suppress 1st amendment rights, it points out media bias, and you can still engage in media bias, but you will have to pay for the right to do so, and it will still be identified by the rating box that will appear on the screen, just like in movies etc.

  • 1endtimes2020

    Getting back to basic, and traditions and all in our heritage that drew so many people to want to come here. Now we have, in the mix, people who want to come here as invaders, and take away our freedom by using our freedoms against us.
    I would urge people to see the last book of the Pld Testament, just before the new testament begins. It’s Malachi. You will see God’s words in a nutshell, and if everyone lived by those words, America and the world would be such a great world to live in.

  • WhiteGuy2

    9. the next liberal that calls you a racist, punch them in the nuts.

  • waytngtym

    GOP is losing everyday in DC since the election because they bought into the narrative that “We lost because we didn’t pay attention to changing demographics.” So they changed the conservative message.

    It is not racist against blacks or hispanics to want to rein in government spending, reduce the deficit, reduce the debt, increase job opportunities for American citizens living in poverty first before allowing illegal immigrants to take jobs away from THEM, to stop spending money on illegals which could be better spent on many other things that would help alleviate poverty here (wouldn’t t be a good idea to support much more Vocational Ed in the public schools from middle school on? just wondering…), etc..

    America has had “changing demographics” from before the pilgrims and ever since. This is not the impetus for immigration or conservative reform..Sticking to original principles is the only message of hope to all of us, especially and including the very poor.

    Bush recently said the best way out of the recession was to bring in MORE immigrants. What an insult! And it explains a lot of the damage he did. Supporting Americans, all of us, first and the opportunities for us to get the jobs first is the most important thing for this economy, the GOP message, and our national security, all rolled into one.

    It has to be done swiftly, like a surgeon, and the jobs opened up to be filled by impovershed Americans. If there is any amnesty, it should be for employers who agree to replace their illegals with the long-term unemployed American citizens, giving THEM whatever needed training and a frresh start.

  • waytngtym

    Don’t believe we have time for a third party.

    Think of all the effort and resources it would require (considerable), and think of redirecting all of that together into challenging the whole establishment on egregious issues, such as the fraud in the last election (see post below, and that from O’Reilly), the treasonous acts with Benghazi, and corruption with our President’s identity, all with unrelenting and unremitting pressure. The Rhinos would have to change, along with the Democrats, resulting in a change in the administration.

  • crakpot

    Sounds like a marketing meeting.

    I’d rather he just talk about the principles.

  • aposematic

    Stop funding Democrat elections/reelections with deficit spending!

  • tsturbo

    The RINO-GOP are such wussies! This would be the first item on my list of 7 (more to follow)-

    Call a press conference with all the corrupt media and representatives from WND, Breitbart and other truthful reporters of news and announce the following:

    1) The RNC will be be introducing legislation immediately to reduce media bias via a rating system like the movies as follows: VL, L, U, C, VC (VL=Very Liberal, L=Liberal, U=Unbiased, C=Conservative, VC=Very Conservative). Using objective analytical models similar to the Media Research Center and Accuracy In Media we will develop computer models that will track any broadcast (and later print) media that in any way purports to report “news”. We will use punitive regulation and taxation, just as do so many Federal Government agencies such as the EPA, IRS etc., to insure compliance. Just as the coal industry was targeted by Obama and Liberals, we will target media bias.
    Announce that from today going forward until this legislation is passed and in effect, we will only communicate with media that we feel meet an unbiased standard, such as WND and Breibart, which eliminates most of you here today. Additionally, the RNC will regretfully have to decline to participate in any other Legislative matters until this is passed and signed into law.

    2) to follow

  • Stop talking DOWN to Americans? You’re talking about a sitting president that went trolling for votes on a Florida radio show called “The Pimp with a Limp.” He also spent most of his time NOT giving press conferences, but going on shows like The View, The Daily Show, Letterman, and the Tonight Show, to name just a few. The low-information voters, remember those? THEY were the ones that re-elected Obama. Thinking Americans already will not vote for Obama, but you have to convince the low-information voters that liberalism doesn’t work. And as long as you have people like Obama throwing out huge quantities of entitlements and benefits and government paychecks at the low-information voters, good luck with that.

    • M_J_S

      Yes, sort of. Actually so many Conservatives could not take another RINO and stayed home, but your point is well taken.

      Either we stand for something as Constitutional Conservatives, or we don’t. If we do, we need to fight for what we stand for because this is the last peaceful chance to do it.

  • mkp03

    The first commandment of communication : don’t repeat the negative. Jindal needs to stop the “stupid” comment.

  • 12grace

    Go after voter fraud with a vengeance.

  • Grumpa37

    The enemy operates differently. They have, and continue to dumb down a large, though I think minor, fraction of US voters, living, dead, and simply fictional. These “people,” or the ones who do actually live and breathe, understand this unique nation on something less than a pre-kindergarten level. The best among them try for more, the rest want goodies. Governor Jindal’s good words went right over many, many heads.

  • stevenbiot

    The idiot started spouting off the attack the rich nonsense. Jindal has become a limp biscuit to us here in Louisiana. A morning talk radio show host, Moon Griffon, constantly talks about Jindal as being a Chris Christie type. He’s associated with big government around these parts.

  • ApplePie101

    This is why republicans keep losing.

  • We are not the stupid party. The democratic party is the stupid party. It doesn’t look that way because the media is complicit. This is more evidence that the R’s are the whigs.

  • SiennaP

    What Gov. Jindal missed in his speech is realizing that is not so much that the Republican Party is the “stupid party” (a sound bite our enemies loved!) but that the media will take any reasonable or unreasonable comment by any obscure or prominent member of the Republican party and blow it out of proportion so that our cowardly members can all run and hide. And, we never disappoint. This self-flagellation is something we do well and Democrats NEVER do. So, Gov. Jindal, instead of blaming ourselves for EVERYTHING under the sun, how about fighting back against the thugs that portray us as something we are not? We lost because Mitt Romney is a fine, honest, kind man of character fighting against people with absolutely no scruples. If there was ever an election where good vs. evil was plain to see it was this one. Evil won. As heartbreaking as it is, what it should have taught us is that we need to learn how to fight back and defend our own. Rally around them like the left does instead of joining the ranks of their critics like Gov. Jindal just did. I am a great admirer of his but in this one context I wish he would fight the left not his own party.

    • starvingchildren

      You hit the nail on the head. Jindal made a stupid comment by calling us stupid and every left wing show today lead with it — so if an up and comer (don’t know if Bobby really is anymore) is saying we’re stupid then that is the new reality.

      Forget seven steps and some on this discussion string have already mentioned it, but the reason we lost wasn’t RINO’s (a really tired excuse), it was 1) having to fight the media that carried the boy’s water at every turn… blowing the 47% comment out of proportion while never reporting on Biden’s gaffe a day, covering the embassy bombing, “you didn’t build that” etc. 2) It’s going to take generations to undo the damage the liberal cancer has done in education — creating a generation of entitled idiots.

      Media is the third problem but the strategy is too long for this discussion.