The only way the GOP will ever manage to sway me back into the fold is via Palin, Cruz, or someone strongly in that clean-government, reformer vein... someone who would be willing to actually tackle the whole corrupt system, the “professional political class,” the money-drenched nexus of government-media-big business. The whole repellent cesspool. Someone that will give Karl Rove and the scumbag GOP-E nightmares.
Sounds like you’re describing Rand ;)
Only knock on Rand is immigration but he will come around before the primaries. Rand will coalition build with libertarian/constitutionalist conservatives, social conservatives and fiscal conservatives. In other words, he can bring the oalition that Reagan brought together in 1980.
Re your #37, How about Maj. West?