New GOP Name: 'Committee to Elect Hillary Clinton'?
David Frum: Republicans must fight back against 'radicals' or pack it in
By John Johnson, Newser Staff
Posted Jun 12, 2014 6:12 PM CDT
House Majority Leader Eric Cantor.   (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak)

(Newser) – David Frum thinks his fellow Republicans are headed for trouble unless things change fast: The party has no leaders willing to stand up to the "radicals" destroying conservatism, he writes in the Atlantic. Eric Cantor is but the latest casualty: He tried to "appease" those on the fringe, but "they turned on him anyway." Frum cites the example of Tony Blair in Britain, who rescued his party "by standing up to its most extreme elements."

Republicans seem unable or unwilling to do the same in this country, and thus they risk losing "the whole conservative project in America to the destructive leadership of fanatics." Where, he wonders, is the type of leadership that Blair exhibited? "If Republicans don’t develop it soon, we might just as well already rename our dysfunctional party the Committee to Elect Hillary Clinton." Click for the full post.

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Ezekiel 25:17
Jun 25, 2014 9:25 PM CDT
HILLARY WILL BE THE PRESIDENT STARTING JAN.2017 AND THERE'S NOT A DAMNED THING YOU CAN DO ABOUT IT. No Republican can overcome 130,000,000 entitlement sucking leeches. The dark money is building up already much in the vein that got Obama elected but more this time. All you can do now is mitigate your own personal losses. But you have to be careful because the IRS knows the US will lose a lot of people to Europe. So they have enacted new laws to track foreign bank accounts. I'm not bothered because I plan to keep both my US and international bank account. I don't plan to dodge any taxes and will be transparent in my business dealings in Europe once I relocate there in 2016. So get your Schengen Visa and also a non Schengen visa to restart the 90 day counter.
AnthonyLook
Jun 18, 2014 10:49 AM CDT
The Republican party has two choices. One- The Old Guard ($$$) GOP must force the tea party birther racists out and make them form their own third party, OR--- go down in flames together.
jgarbuz
Jun 15, 2014 2:21 PM CDT
There are some people in this country who have decided that things have changed more than enough. These people have seen the legalization of abortion, the destruction of the nuclear family, not only the legitimization of homosexuality but now the legalization of gay marriage even giving them the right to adopt children, and of course the liberal "open borders" policies that threatens to make Euro-Americans a minority in the country they believe that white Founding Fathers entitles them to remain the political majority within. These people have decided to draw a line in the sand; no more compromise no matter what.They may not even care if Hillary gets in, because it may only strengthen them in an odd way. They have decided that come hell or high water they will not be moved any further. That is the political reality we are actually talking about here.