Talk:Republican Party

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Contains a fair amount of bare links. Besides that would be a very good candidate for silver.

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Recent edits[edit]

1. Sean Spicer was picked because he's the spokesman for the Ryan/Priebus machine, which he remains. Donald Trump doesn't have press spokesman, maybe Kellyanne Conway comes the closest.

2. The Obama's named their babysitter White House chief of protocol. When the clamor arose to fire someone and clean house in the first six months, she was the perfect scapegoat. The position is expendable, not just a reward for big donors. nobs 01:28, 23 May 2017 (UTC)

Bias[edit]

All politicians are corrupt in some way, the left, the right, and central.RW is leftist so you won't see as much stuff against the democrat party (just compare with this article.) if you want to see neutral view then you are on the wrong site.--King TempestRimuru Slime.png 18:22, 8 July 2017 (UTC)

1) Considering that presenting the facts and nothing else leads to the conclusion that the Republican party is awful, plus the fact we explicitly don't claim to be neutral, I don't see why this is a bad thing.
2) Anything specific wrong with the article, besides "it's biased"? Christopher (talk) 18:34, 8 July 2017 (UTC)
Im just telling the people who say "this site is full of left wing idiots" that if they don't like it they can go elsewhere.--Řïmũŗû ŢèmpéŝţRimuru Slime.png 18:45, 8 July 2017 (UTC)
i personally don't care, as i don't have a group i tie into.--Ultimate SlimeRimuru Slime.png 18:49, 8 July 2017 (UTC)
I think that's a bad suggestion, 1) You shouldn't only visit websites with the same political bias as yourself, echo chambers and all that. 2) Someone who has different biases to the person who wrote a particular article is more likely to spot errors and, hopefully, correct them. Christopher (talk) 19:07, 8 July 2017 (UTC)
True, but it is annoying that most are here to cause trouble.--Rimuru Da NinjaRimuru Slime.png 05:18, 9 July 2017 (UTC)

Alt-Right Faction[edit]

"...and the blatantly racist Alt-right faction, which, at this point, is probably close to getting a candidate of their own into Congress"

Does Steve King not count? https://www.nytimes.com/2018/06/13/us/politics/steve-king-collett-nazi.html --User:ClintWayne 04:02, 18 June 2018 (UTC)

@ClintWayne Hmm... Well then, it seems that section needs updating. ☭Comrade GC☭Ministry of Praise 03:07, 18 June 2018 (UTC)
I'm not sure that I would class him personally as alt-right. He seems more like your standard neo-Confederate style racist who happens to be using alt-right propaganda because that particular propaganda agrees with him, but he doesn't really use many tactics endemic to their community. ⵚⴱⵔⵉⴳⴳⵉⵏⴰ (ⴰⵡⴰⵍ) (ⵜⵉⵡⵙⵉ) @ 03:11, 18 June 2018 (UTC)

Citations Needed[edit]

There are very few citations in this article. Without citations it looks like we just made stuff up. MrNubNub (talk) 02:08, 21 June 2018 (UTC)

Internal Factions Section[edit]

Would anyone else be up to adding a section featuring all the factions of the Republican Party and the members of those factions like the Democratic Party article has? ClintWayne (talk) 21:33, 16 August 2018 (UTC)ClintWayne

I know I'm 2 years late, but I agree. I think we should reorganize the "An incomplete list of Republicans" article along ideological lines like the Democratic Party.TheEndlessVoid (talk) 16:06, 10 February 2021 (UTC)

Image change[edit]

Should we change the image of the mammoth in the article to an elephant? It would feel far more humorous, since elephants are living animals that are dying out anyway, similar to the Republican Party, and they're also threatened by global warming. And the elephant becoming extinct would be an ironic twist for republicans, since they're using an extinct animal as their symbol, which perfectly describes them. Image:https://rationalwiki.org/wiki/File:Republican_animal.jpg Rational Dude (talk) 12:32, 16 November 2021 (UTC)