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Conservatism Killing the GOP?

AZYaateeh Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 2:58 AM
Is it me, or is the No True Scotsman fallacy heading cheerfully toward this comment thread?
merlinblack Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 9:28 AM
It's less of a "heading cheerfully toward" scenario, and more of a "permanently ingrained in the discourse of the forum" one.
As President Obama enters his second term, what "mandate" does he enjoy? His liberal media enablers are boldly declaring that somehow his four-point victory was a "shellacking," and the Republican Party is in danger of "ceasing to be a national party." They're very blunt about what's killing the GOP: conservatism.

It's not helping the GOP that some of its conservative leaders are acting thoroughly intimidated.

On the Feb. 10 "Meet the Press," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said the Republicans needed to "connect our conservative principles with helping people and making their life work again." This only invited NBC...