David Cameron, Moderate Hero?

Matt Lewis
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Posted: Nov 21, 2008 1:13 PM

With the help of Adam Brickley, I'm out with a new column today that dispells the recent myths (being spread by moderates) about British Conservative Leader David Cameron.  Here's a taste:

"In their minds, Cameron is the crusading moderator who wrested control of the Conservative Party from…well…conservatives -- dragged it kicking and screaming into the 21st Century -- and now stands ready to become Prime Minister in the 2009 Election. They are right on two counts: the first being that Cameron is a moderate and the second being that he is a political genius.

Indeed, there is much we can learn from Mr. Cameron, and even as a staunch conservative I think that elements of his template could be the keys to future Republican victories. However, the idea that he would be on board with their reverse-RINO-hunt is complete and utter rubbish -- and it shows great ignorance of how Cameron has revitalized British conservatism. If we really want to implement the Cameron model, we must first understand the details of what he did…and what he did differs starkly with the ideas currently being floated by angry moderates hungry for conservative blood."