Tom Truex Is Your New Broward GOP Leader

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Tom Truex was chosen to lead the GOP into a brighter future by not changing anything they do whatsoever.

After a short-lived term as Broward Republican chairman came to a close for Rico Petrocelli because he didn't get along with people, or some such thing, the Broward GOP had a chance to really come out swinging, especially after getting slammed in the November elections, and choose a new leader who doesn't embrace the hard-line social conservative standards that have made them so lovable to the rest of the country.

Then they went and chose a dude with hard-line social conservative standards that have made them so lovable to the rest of the country.

And so, Tom Truex is your new Broward GOP huckleberry.

Aside from looking like a Lexus car dealer salesman, Truex is a former Davie mayor and member of the Davie Town Council. He comes into the new job  -- as he puts it -- "battle tested" and "experienced as a past elected official."

Battle tested, as in, he voted for stuff a bunch of times and probably made speeches at little league opening days in Davie.

"The perception of the Republican Party isn't that great," Truex said in a speech after accepting the gig, proving that he's not just a terrific speaker but pretty good at delivering pitch-perfect understatements.

So what's on the résumé of the dude who's gonna help change the perception of the Republican Party?

Well, for starters, The Beard made his bones as chairman of Hope Pregnancy Centers, which is a group that "discourages abortions."

He also once took a stance against those evil United Way people when they decided to cut funding to the Boy Scouts because of their ban on gay members and leaders and because they also funded Planned Parenthood, which is the opposite of Hope Pregnancy Center.

But the answer, according to Truex, is that the Republicans have been doing so many silly things.

"The way to improve the reputation of the Broward Republican Executive Committee isn't to hide silly things we do," he said, "but to stop doing so many silly things."

We need to be public about the way we hate gay people!

However, Truex did say he would allow the media to attend all party meetings, so that's a plus. We look forward to attending with our notepad in hand and fart-making party favor in pocket.

Truex is coming in to help lead the party roll into 2014 ready to rock when Rick Scott will be up for reelection and people will be coming out to the polls to remind the GOPers of how lovable they are. He's also come in to whip the party into shape after Florida went to Barack Obama for the second time in a tow, and Broward Sheriff Al Lamberti was given the boot on Election Day.

So to recap: The Florida GOPz got their asses handed to them at the polls mainly because of their stance on social issues and so hired a dude that is anti-abortion and dislikes The Gays.

Good job, good effort, GOPers!


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16 comments
FatHand
FatHand

Dude looks just like Gary Sinise with a beard.

smdrpepper
smdrpepper topcommenter

Its the GOP way, more of the same idiocy that never works.  The world has passed them by and they havent figured it out.  They might as well throw David Duke back in the mix while they are at it, just to be sure that no one wants anything to do with them.

winsomelosesome
winsomelosesome topcommenter

Fuck it, Chris, you win.  We are the reason for all the woes in the world.  How much better it would be if we could just wave the Democratic wand and take care of everyone.  And we can do it by just taxing the rich.  Latest proposal was 49%. 

But it's not about economics with you. It's all about your view of social justice and how the low life Republicans are standing in the way of Utopia. 

No one can disagree with you. Nor should they.  You can't hear them with your head up your ass.

LONG LIVE DEBBIE WASSERMAN SHULTZ & HARRY FUCKING REID & CHUCK SHUMER and all of the other penis tweeting idiots who qualify for correct thinking Demos.

I'm done.  I'll read but you've won.  Winsome has left the building (I know, not a moment too soon).

chrisjoseph13
chrisjoseph13 writer

@winsomelosesome You're right. Marco Rubio constantly voting against the interest of women and homosexuals, and the Republican party voting against the interest of poor people is AMAZING and MAGICAL and WONDERFUL.

I'm the small close-minded one.

You got me! 

winsomelosesome
winsomelosesome topcommenter

"then the tune will change"

Yea, and Hell will freeze over.

. "bitter, jaded, and out of touch."

And your one-sided, vitriolic, sarcastic opinions of politicians and "trollers" make you look small and close minded.

But, have at it.  At least it's a pay check.

BTW  Go Heat!

chrisjoseph13
chrisjoseph13 writer

@winsomelosesome They stop marginalizing gays, minorities, poor people, people who are for gun control, women, etc., then the tune will change.

Until then, to use GOP parlance , it's open season. 

And listen, you want to debate, go for it. But bring something of substance to the conversation. "Johnny One Note" adds nothing and just makes you look bitter, jaded, and out of touch.

My two cents.

LONG LIVE RICK SCOTT.

winsomelosesome
winsomelosesome topcommenter

2 Things. 

1) Although the point of your article may have been that Truex is anti-gay, Your response to me was not in reference to him, "Typical trolling from Johnny SideswiththeGayHatersNoMatterWhat" I think that was meant for me.  Which is why I replied.

2) The reason I "troll" on articles like this is because you never, never, never have anything good to say about a Republican, even when he agrees with some of your views (i.e.) Rick Scott and accepting federal funds.  Hence the Johnny One Note. You marginalize everyone in my party and, from time to time, I comment on it.  It is not a battle I am picking, it is a difference of opinion I am stating.

chrisjoseph13
chrisjoseph13 writer

@winsomelosesome I honestly do not recollect. But if you say so, that's fine.

The larger point you need to see here is that I did not call YOU a gat hater... I call the party you so feverishly defend on this blog gay haters.

Which is the point of my post. Truex is ant-gay. 

This is what I mean when I tell you to pick your battles. You claim to be for gay rights, yet when I call a GOP leader out on being anti-cay, you come here and troll.



winsomelosesome
winsomelosesome topcommenter

At least twice, to my recolection, I have sided with you on Gay Rights.  But I guess it didn't fit the mold.

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