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7 Reasons Conservatives Don't Trust the Republican Establishment

Rick 2811 Wrote: Jan 16, 2013 9:24 AM
It must be the crux of the matter. It's awfully sad to see establishment Republicans fall for political cronyism and friends that look and act conservative. Crist and Specter were among the "good old guys!" With little doubt Marco Rubio might go along ways to save the GOP. What's more, I'm afraid Boehner and Mc Connell both seem to just repeat themselves over, over, over and over again with little compassion or inflection in their voice. Thus far, it's doing the trick for Obama.{he has both} It's obvious that more of the same old stuffy way for conservatives isn't doing the trick for Republicans.
Just as moderates are completely unrepresented in a Democratic Party that's dominated by liberals, movement conservatives often don't feel represented by the Republican Party. At first glance, this seems rather odd since most Republicans in Congress are conservative. However, it's a natural reaction to the Republican establishment that has its hands welded to many of the GOP's levers of power. The Republican Party may be mostly conservative, but there are a multitude of reasons that you can't trust the establishment Republicans as far as you can throw them.

1) They have supreme confidence without supreme competence. Conservative talk show hosts, columnists,...