Signs of divine intervention for Republicans?

  • Article by: DANA MILBANK , Washington Post
  • Updated: August 24, 2012 - 7:06 AM

Sit in judgment of what's happened in the past few days.

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betty99Aug. 22, 1212:13 PM

Beautiful column.

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pumiceAug. 22, 1212:22 PM

I don't think the events which Dana Milbank relates and events from Minnesota's recent past (e.g., family-values Republican leader "destroying" traditional marriage and fiscally-responsible Republican Party leaders practicing what they learned from Bush 43, borrowing and spending their way into debt) are divine intervention, but I do think that the irony appeals to God's sense of humor.

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leroyjeanAug. 22, 1212:31 PM

If there is a GOD, he surely won't be a Republican.

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swschradAug. 22, 1212:42 PM

Jesus said, "as you do to the least of my brethren, so you do to me." and also, "it is easier for a camel to go through the eye of the needle than for a rich man to get into Heaven." this has been long foreshadowed.

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buttlesAug. 22, 1212:48 PM

Looks like their Karma is finally catching up to them.

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zztopfanAug. 22, 1212:59 PM

Still trying to find a way to get Obama elected? Is this really the most compelling reason to re-elect the failed president?

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lovingsonAug. 22, 1212:59 PM

There is a God, and He is neither republican or democrat.

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rok919Aug. 22, 12 1:00 PM

"By most earthly measures, President Obama has no business being re-elected. No president since World War II has won re-election with the unemployment rate north of 7.4 percent. Of the presidents during that time who were returned to office, GDP growth averaged 4.7 percent during the first nine months of the election year -- more than double the current rate." The ONLY sentence in this column that matters.

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Brad57Aug. 22, 12 1:01 PM

Well, if we are going to drag God into politics, he is neither Republican nor Democrat. If you read the Bible, you will note that God is in favor of a Theocracy, that is to say Theocratic rule by a divinely appointed King – such as appointing Jesus Christ to be King of God's Kingdom. There is no democratic process in God's government. He and he alone decides who rules in his Kingdom. Sorry, but we don't get to vote in his government.

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wagn0404Aug. 22, 12 1:12 PM

Yes, Dana, we get it. A dozen drunken frolickers and three cherry-picked statements from the most conservative members of the Republican party clearly represent the entire party's membership and are evidence that God has or soon will forsake the Republican party. Really, iron clad evidence. And hey, along those lines, did everyone know that Keith Olbermann, Bernie Sanders and Nancy Pelosi are perfect representatives of the beliefs and opinions held by every member of the Democratic party? Did you?

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