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Conservatism Killing the GOP?

Jack2894 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 1:25 PM
Ahh, the game is almost over. The traditional arc of a Twnhall discussion thread would start out with a bit of rational reaction to an article. Gradually the conservative position would be expressed with more and more vehemence. At some point, the conservative rational actors would disappear, leaving right wing whack jobs like Ann Fan or Wiseone to defend the conservative position. Rational actors must have realized that a cadre of spokesmen like that was counterproductive. It is a GOOD sign that rational conservatives are now sticking to their guns instead of bailing out.
annfan_777 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 2:16 PM
Poor little Jack - you've never expressed any position on any issue that made a lick of sense.
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...