Wednesday, December 26, 2012

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refutation of Donna Brazile's, Republican Party must moderate Donna is correct the Republican Party does, need to moderate its stance. The problem is, as usual, she doesn't know who really is running the Republicans these days. And that is not uncommon, sadly the media gives such bad coverage and analysis one should not be blamed for not knowing. While I would agree that the Republicans have taken the first step off a tall cliff, Donna is assuming a lot of things in this article. For starters, Donna makes a common error of assuming that Libertarians are conservatives! And nothing could be further from the truth! The reality of the matter is, unless you really were paying attention to the Republicans and have been for some time, say the last eight years, then you might've or not, noticed the little quiet schism that has been ongoing all that time. Republicans, even Reagan Republicans, tout themselves as the small government party. The reality is the present Republican Party is just as much in love with big government as the Democrats are. Since Barry Goldwater was nominated by the Republicans in 1964 , the conservatives in the Republican Party have pretty much held sway. The result is a party that is very recalcitrant in its view of the world, one that in many ways mentally is still fighting the Cold War. That’s not to say there isn't any threats from terror organizations and other legitimate threats, but it is saying that while there are threats out there, their nature has drastically changed from the good old days. Donna's misunderstanding is typical of people from a left leaning perspective, she doesn't know what a Libertarian is, so I have to forgive her for assuming that Libertarians and tea party people are somehow one and the same. The reality is, had Donna merely...