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Call me crazy, but . . .


Unless things change dramatically in the next two years there is a pretty good chance that the question in 2012 won’t be “Will the Republicans win?” but instead will be “Which Republican will win?” It could be very much like 2008 when it was obvious that the Democrats could (and did) nominate an empty suit and win.

So if Obama is running unopposed for reelection and there is a close contest for the Republican nomination, wouldn’t it behoove us to try to affect the outcome of the GOP primary?

Now the conventional wisdom among the creative class types would be to try to ratfuck the Republicans by registering as “GOPers for a Day” and voting for their worst candidate, hoping to make it easy for Obama to win that November.

But if that worst candidate were to win in November, then whose rat got fucked?
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