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10 Reasons the GOP Is Really Messed Up -- According to Republicans

It's too right-wing. Or not conservative enough. It could be the contempt for voters, or being the Party of Stupid. One thing's for sure: Everybody hates Karl Rove.

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Transcript of Meghan McCain's video, part of her "Stark Raving Meghan" series.

So, Republicans, we lost again. I have voted three times in my life, and I have never voted for a winning candidate. I'm sick of this friction' track record. Everyone knows I'm Republican; I worked very hard trying to get Mitt Romney elected, defending him on television hundreds and hundreds of times. And Republicans, we lost because we were talking about rape and abortion and we can't get behind our gay friends getting married…I don't want everyone to break out the ice cream and Nora Ephron movies, because in all failure, there is opportunity. I am many things, but I am no freakin' pessimist. I think we have a chance to rebuild right now, and I think it can be awesome, and we have another four years. People just have to stop listening to frickin' right-wing lunatics like Rush Limbaugh and Sean Hannity -- 'cause see where it's gotten us? I think losing -- a lot. And losing early.

I frickin' hate it when election nights are called early. I always think it's gonna last all night and then it's called at, like, 11.

I hate Karl Rove. I have hated Karl Rove before anybody else hated Karl Rove. I hated Karl Rove when I was, like, 14 years old. I hate -- hate -- Karl Rove. I think he's an idiot, a pretentious blowhard, and I think he was ruined a lot of things for the Republican Party during the Bush administration. All these millionaires that keep giving him $400 million for him to not win one election -- maybe it's not working! Maybe it's not working.

Give me five freakin' dollars -- I'll tell you for free what we gotta do. You can't keep going and trying to get white men, because they're dying off; it's not a demographic anymore. We need the single women. But you don't care. Seriously, I hate Karl Rove. Karl Rove needs to go away and retire, and just crawl back to the hole he emerged from...Everybody hates Karl Rove; he's like a Bond villain.

Adele M. Stan is a journalist based in Washington, D.C., who specializes in covering the intersection of religion and politics. She is RH Reality Check's senior Washington correspondent.