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Talk:Karl Rove

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Not the most illuminating article at the moment. But a question for those of you from the USA. Why did he go? Did he jump or was he pushed?--Bob_M (talk) 10:05, 15 August 2007 (CDT)

I admit, it's not my best work - I just wanted to get his nickname out there. Jump? Pushed? Think "Rats leaving a sinking ship." PFoster 10:10, 15 August 2007 (CDT)

"The shit's leaving the sinking rat." Surely. Keepon keeping on 10:29, 15 August 2007 (CDT)

I'm not sure why he left, but I'm guessing his deeds are catching up to either him or baby Bush, and he either wants out before he brings the whole party down with him, or he wants to get enough distance between him and Drunky McStagger before he does it. Although he gets extra points for actually using the old "spending more time with his family" dodge. Classic stuff. --Kels 12:16, 15 August 2007 (CDT)
Rove left to get all this stuff off the front pages before Giuliani or Thompson embark on the post-Primary campaign season. They need a GOP president in 2008 to continue to assert Executive Privelege for all the perps in the current Administration. If Hillary gets in there the game's over, unless Bush does a blanket pardon of everyone who works for him, which would stink up the history books. Teresita 13:47, 15 August 2007 (CDT)

Rove left so he could spend more time with Jeff Gannon. Garble 21:33, 23 August 2007 (CDT)

I'd say he was a very successful swindler, for a while--you can't fool all of the people all of the time, but as Mr. Rove showed us, all you need is a simple majority 'til election day. --Gulik 14:39, 12 June 2008 (EDT)

Religion[edit]

At this site:

http://www.nndb.com/people/353/000022287/

it suggests that Rove is an agnostic that attends an Episcopalian church. He has also told Hitchens that he's not a believer. Are we including self-proclaimed agnostics as "atheists"? In the philosophical sense most agnostics are weak atheists, but I wasn't sure if we are going by that or by self-identification. --Quantheory (talk) 06:01, 16 September 2010 (UTC)

Meh, let's go with what works best here. I think the "atheists" category should stay, but if we wish to call him and agnostic, that's fine by me. Lord of the Goons The official spikey-haired skeptical punk 06:05, 16 September 2010 (UTC)

My Freudian slip[edit]

I don't know if I am alone on this, but I frequently call him "Karl Rogue". Well, he is a rogue!Pbrower2a (talk) 19:29, 27 December 2015 (UTC)