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Old 12-20-2008, 08:20 AM
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No, I'm not talking about Obama carping on the GL voters by sucking up to media ***** Warren, or the Democratic Party (supposedly) treating Blacks like "house Ns".

It turns out the Republican Party has just decided to do a good job of dumping on one of their money sources, NEW CAR DEALERS. I know it seems strange to think that new car dealers would have any money to donate to politicians, after all they lose money on every sale, but at least in north Texas some of the big players couldn't even get calls returned by Republicans that they had donated money to.

This was over the recent bail out, and now they're complaining that the Rs put "politics over the national interest", in voting against the "Big 3 Bail-out". Among those voicing their disappointment in the Rs are the chairman of the Texas New Car Dealers Association, who owns a few Ford stores (face it, none of these guys just own one store) and Carl Sewell, who's a pretty high profile guy (featured in Tom Peter's book-"In Search Of Excellence") and a very influential owner nationally, said he couldn't even get two of the Rs WHO HE HAD SUPPORTED AND RAISED MONEY FOR to return his calls.

Interesting. Maybe the Republican's aren't the party that supports "local businesses".

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Old 12-20-2008, 08:25 AM
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Ironic. Wonder if it will make them rethink financing anyones campaign again. Surely wish they'd accept equal representation without attempting special privilege. Whatever they donated it would have kept them floating longer, right?
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