Read time: 1 minute

Bush, Rove Face Criticism Over Martinez For RNC

Could it be that Bush's Brain is becoming more like Bush's brain as the years go on? Reverse osmosis, perhaps? Bloomberg: Grassroots grousin

Could it be that Bush's Brain is becoming more like Bush's brain as the years go on? Reverse osmosis, perhaps?

Bloomberg:

Grassroots grousing over the plan to install Senator Mel Martinez as Republican national chairman reflects the new reality facing President George W. Bush and his top political strategist, Karl Rove: The party faithful aren't as faithful any more.

The choice of the Florida lawmaker represents both the president's penchant for picking long-time Bush family loyalists and Rove's view that Hispanic voters are vital to the future of the party.

The move is running up against party activists who since the Republicans' Nov. 7 election drubbing are far less susceptible than before to Bush's and Rove's control. Read on...

Guess who is objecting to this appealing to potential Hispanic voters? That's right, Tom Tancredo. Surprise, surprise, surprise.

Can you help us out?

For 16 years we have been exposing Washington lies and untangling media deceit. We work 7 days a week, 16 hours a day for our labor of love, but with rising hosting and associated costs, we need your help! Could you donate $20 for 2020? Please consider a one time or recurring donation of whatever amount you can spare, or consider subscribing for an ad-free experience. It will be greatly appreciated and help us continue our mission of exposing the real FAKE NEWS!

More C&L Coverage

Comments

We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.