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The Right Isn't Waving A White Flag

silentCalfan Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 11:54 PM
Exactly right. Obama has thrown down a gauntlet on taxes. Boehner should pick it up and jam it down his throat, but he won't because he is spineless. Boehner is sounding the retreat. We need a House Speaker whose tactic is ATTACK, ATTACK, ATTACK!

The conservative Gotterdammerung is finally here. "Like dazed survivors in a ravaged city, America's conservatives are wailing and beating their collective breasts," opines the Economist's "Lexington" columnist. "A leading conservative thinker," asked by the Economist to "list today's conservative ideas, laughs bitterly and replies, 'Are there any?'"

Former Reaganite Rep. Vin Weber (R-Minn.) laments in the conservative journal Policy Review, "I have never been so concerned about the future of conservative ideas."

A Washington Post columnist announced that "the long descent of the Republican Party into irrelevance, defeat, and perhaps eventual disappearance" has finally begun. William Kristol of the Weekly Standard...