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Bell's Postulate: How To Rescue The GOP From The Grave Karl Rove Is Digging For It

John in OK Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 6:27 AM
At this point, I think it's time to abandon the Democrat-lite wing of the party (espoused by Rove) and create a nation-wide Conservative Party. The country-club RINOs are no longer interested in principles any more...they're more concerned with getting invited to all the parties the progressives throw and having the LSM not say bad things about them (hurts their fragile egos, don't you know!)

Is the GOP going the way of the Whigs? And, if so, can a new enthusiastic determination to defend our Constitutional rights save it?

Jeffrey Bell, policy director for the American Principles Project (which this columnist professionally advises), presents a compellingly grim scenario in a recent column, entitled Losing Streak: The Democratic Ascendency and Why It Happened, in The Weekly Standard.

Bell was one of the key intellectual architects of the Reagan-era Republican ascendancy. On top of his important work for Reagan and his own U.S. Senate race, Bell’s greatest impact may have been that of his role as one...