Among conservatives there is a great deal of anger with the current Republican Party leadership in Washington, D.C., and in many state capitals. A lot is being written on this topic by commentators this summer because of the popularity of “outsider” candidates running for the GOP presidential nomination.
In many quarters this anger has turned into rage. This discontent with the Republican Party is not new. Countless people have already left the party, many a decade or more ago. It is clear that the level of frustration is growing, and more than ever we hear talk about the heightened civil war within the GOP, as well as the possibility that the Republican Party would cease to exist as a viable political entity.
Sounds like a great time for a series of articles calling for more conservatives to run for the office of Republican Precinct Committeeman, eh?
Let’s do a little intellectual exercise. With a wave of a magic wand the Republican Party no longer exists. That’s right, let’s pretend the GOP is gone. Dead. Off the stage.
Instead, one or more new or existing parties have vied for chance to fill the new gaping hole in the American political scene, and one has arisen. A new, fresh, clean political party is now in place that is without blemish.
Okay, now what will be needed?
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