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God and Jeb at CPAC

airstart Wrote: Mar 07, 2013 2:22 AM
Reagan was a great right up there with the Lincolns, however the 80's are gone, the Mid-East is bristling with nukes and hatred, Russia is more hostile than the cold war USSR, China is the up and coming economic power, Europe is still lame, and the US economy is headed for the dumpster, our borders are open. We need to quit digging around in ancient history for another Reag an. We need to dump the establishment and find a conservative candidate who lives in the same world as us today.

John McCain’s presidential campaign manager from four years ago, Steve Schmidt, has compared the upcoming Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) to the “Star Wars bar scene.”

Reflecting on the dysfunctional 2008 freak show that passed for a campaign against Barack Obama, Mr. Schmidt would know.

The conference’s problem, for many longtime participants, is not the diversity and raucous freedom one might expect to find in a social club on an alien planet. The quandary is that what is now the largest gathering of conservative activists in the nation has wandered far from its original intent, which was a rejection...