On Purity Tests And The Republican Party …
The effort by ten Conservative members of the Republican National Committee (led by Jim Bopp Jnr. of Indiana) to introduce a resolution at the RNC’s Winter Meeting this month that would have forced all Republican candidates for Federal office to sign off on at least eight (or seven) out of the ten issue positions in the resolution or face having the RNC withhold its funds | Read More »
Advice for a “moderate” Republican who voted Obama over McCain.
This is in response to gsy987 here, complaining that the GOP needs to adjust itself to make “moderates” more comfortable. Of course, his advice, like that of David Frum, Rick Moran, David Brooks, etc. is that we jettison social conservatives and demand less loyalty of “moderates” toward the party. My father here is exhibit A right now in everything that is wrong with the Republican | Read More »
Through with the “Big Tent.”
I’ll begin by quoting then Governor Ronald Reagan. A political party cannot be all things to all people. It must represent certain fundamental beliefs which must not be compromised to political expediency, or simply to swell its numbers … And if there are those who cannot subscribe to these principles, then let them go their way. In other words, a Tent must have limits. My | Read More »