Sunday, February 5, 2012

Political Moneyball: The Conservative Strategy for Winning the Fight Coming After the Election

Kurt Schlichter, writing over at Andrew Breitbart's Big Government provides this advice to the tea parties:

The GOP Establishment we keep hearing about is real, and it is also doomed. That will not change whether the Establishment’s candidate Mitt Romney wins in November or not. After the election, the battle really starts; what is happening now are just skirmishes in a fight for control of the Republican Party. Not the soul of the party – if it had one, it auctioned it off long ago – but the mechanism of the party. The Grand Old Party matters only as a vehicle to carry our banner forward.

To do that, we need to seize control, and we do that by destroying the Establishment starting next November 7th. (Continue reading...)

This reminds me of what Dick Armey and Matt Kibbe said about the tea parties several years ago in a Wall Street Journal editorial, A Tea Party Manifesto: "The movement is not seeking a junior partnership with the Republican Party. It is aiming for a hostile takeover."

Restoring the US Government to constitutional fidelity will not be an overnight process. It is the long game.

Thanks to Dave and Maddie for sharing the Breitbart article.

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