The American Conservative urged its readers to vote for Democrats before the 2006 midterm elections too.<quoted text>
Good article. Denial by Carol and her flaky feathered friends will drive the party into national irrelevancy:
They won't own up to this:
"Far more politically damaging for Republicans are the national partys lack of any relevant economic policy agenda and its cynical, selective interest in fiscal responsibility. This is the pro-growth party that presided over wage stagnation and anemic job growth in the 2000s, and this is the party supposedly horrified by deficit spending while being historically far worse at running up deficits when in power.
The weaknesses dont stop there. The GOP wants to be perceived as the party of limited, constitutional government, but it just went through the better part of a decade expanding the size and intrusiveness of government, and it supported practices of illegal detention and illegal surveillance to boot. With depressingly few exceptions, the party hasnt repudiated any of the latter, and there appears to be no urgency in reversing or undoing any of the damage done by these things. Having trashed almost everything that their party was supposed to represent, many Republican leaders act as if the worst thing that ever happened during the Bush years was a profusion of earmarks. Until they stop kidding or lying to themselves about what happened the last time there was unified Republican government, its doubtful that the public will be willing to entrust them with that much power."
So much for a non-biased source.
For a magazine who proclaims to be so against big government under the guise of conservatism, they sure don't seem to care if we elect the biggest of the spenders and those who have always been for as big a government as possible, do they?
Seems a bit fishy to me. Sort of like you being all over the place too...no offense.