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Monday, May 11, 2009

Attacking the moderates

Posted By on Mon, May 11, 2009 at 8:24 AM

Former Vice President Dick Cheney says he prefers Limbaugh's brand of conservatism to that of Colin Powell.  This suggests that party elites continue to take a hard line even in the face of defectors like Arlen Specter and a loss of support from the general public.  The Republican strategy of ignoring the more even-tempered and moderate among them has put the party in a precarious position.  They've spent years promoting neo-cons, driving the party to the right, and away from the average American voter.  You lie in the bed you make. 

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