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Don't Blame Campaign Aides for GOP's Woes

jander Wrote: Mar 18, 2013 8:08 PM
ditto for McCain. They need to treat the Dems like the enemy! Obama clearly sees the GOP as the enemy. We may hate him but at least he fights for what he believes in! He doesn't call McCain or Romney a good guy!

If there was any villain at the just-completed Conservative Political Action Conference, it was the generic figure of the Republican political consultant. Overpaid, unprincipled, always on the lookout for the next client -- or easy mark -- the consultants, to listen to a number of CPAC speakers, have helped bring the Republican Party to its current low state.

Democratic consultant Pat Caddell got the ball rolling with his remarks at a CPAC session titled “Should We Shoot All the Consultants Now?”

“The Republican Party,”Caddell said, “is in the grips of what I call the CLEC -- the consultant, lobbyist and establishment...