Learning Curve Wrote:
Jan 16, 2013 10:02 AM
"But politics is about persuasion, and a party consumed by the need to prove its purity to its base is going to have a very hard time proving anything else to the rest of the country." I wonder if conservatives, in political practice are not unlike the current occupants of DC. While we bemoan the president's abuse of the executive order, it seems that we would be perfectly OK if a resurrected Ronald Reagan or some member of the Paul clan (....insert your dream leader here....____)...but if they would appear & demand adherance to conservatism.....Mr. Goldberg, you parting shot targets the heart of our problem. "Orders", whether demanded by Mr. Obama or Mr Paul (....___) eventually lead to open revolution.