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Is Karl Rove Right? - The Middle Ground

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by Eric Byler

Karl Rove has a new Super-PAC designed to give wealthy donors more say in GOP primary races. The Tea Party and others in the Republican party are angry about it. But is Rove right, at least in a sense?

Would you like to see more moderate candidates emerge from the GOP primaries? A Super-PAC could tip the scale. With a more moderate GOP, perhaps the partisanship and obstructionism in Washington would be less debilitating.

But, doesn't it go against Coffee Party principles, and the principles of self-governance, to have oil barons, Wall St. bankers, and casino moguls decide the outcomes of primary races? Clearly, Rove and his super-wealthy friends are discouraged: they don't seem to be able to pick the winners in general elections to the degree that they'd like to. How do you feel about them protecting their investment in running our government by muscling in on the GOP primaries? Call (6