Skip to comments.THE BIG TENT PARTY COLLAPSES
Posted on 05/27/2015 11:58:02 AM PDT by servo1969
The GOP is falling apart.
How else to explain the wide variance of positions within the Republican Party on basic issues ranging from same-sex marriage to immigration to tax policy? For years, GOP bigwigs have explained that the Republican Party can only succeed if it expands and evolves, embracing as many views as possible. Theres only one problem: that simply doesnt work.
While the Democratic Party has moved toward leftist purity in which Hillary Clintons policy positions are virtually indistinguishable from socialist Bernie Sanders, the Republican Party has become to political positions what COEXIST bumper stickers are to religion an embrace of all and, thereby, a perversion of all. The media enjoy suggesting that the Republican Party has never been more right-wing, but the opposite is true: the Republican Party has never been more heterogeneous, and the Democratic Party has never been more radically homogenous.
Just look at the Republican field today: an agglomeration of random humans appealing to small segments of the population. The Republican Party has now fragmented into Tea Party Republicans who oppose Establishment Republicans, Socially Conservative Republicans who oppose Libertarian Republicans. None of these candidates are running for the nomination; all of them are running for approximately 25 percent of the vote in a primary. Winning one quarter of primary voters in the early states could win the nomination.
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What I am is a Small government Libertarian Republican who favors gun rights, lower taxes and states rights and I’m against abortion, open borders, Obamacare and federalism. My candidate is Ted Cruz...
If Hillary is mainstream, I’ll be extremist.
I like that concept.
The GOP is a Brooks Brothers suit in a JoS. A. Banks world.
We’ve been reading that the GOP has been “falling apart” for decades, and yet it still fields candidates and wins elections.
It is like the Christian groups that rush to defend Islam from criticism, thinking that it will make the left respect them and stop bashing Christianity.
However, it just raises up Islam while making Christians look weaker.
Republican leaders don’t make real friends with the left, but embolden them by their own apparent weakness, hurting themselves in the long run.
Poor Ben, like most useless surrender monkeys, thinks we’re doomed. To be expected from most hand-wringing wimps like Ben who never, ever get out of DC and gooble up the propaganda from the NYT.
Alas, poor Ben, who is gleefully writing his epitaph and hoping for cheers of sympathy so that he can die stupid, embraced by hand-wringing kooks and wallowing in defeatism - Oh, woe is me.
Screw you, Ben.
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