Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan took a shot at Republicans today who are described as being zeros by both Newt Gingrich and Scott Walker, both leading Republicans.
The trouble is that the motivations by a small group of wealthy and hugely greedy citizens are so far astride from the needs of the American public that there simply is no margin in the conservative platform for producing winners in the White House.
The margins that they currently hold in the House of Representatives could be at stake if enough Americans realize what is happening to them and at whose hands.
The story here is that the GOP is splitting into two parts. Even as one, it is below critical mass for victory. Splintering further is gloom and doom.
America needs a viable two-party system with both parties competing to offer superior solutions to the nation’s highly felt needs. Focusing on citizens and needs instead of ideology is the way ahead. Also, learning to share the wealth is essential for Republicans to find the mainstream.
“Republicans are their own worst political enemy
By Chris Cillizza and Sean Sullivan, Published: August 21 at 6:30 am
For a Republican hoping to win back the White House in 2016 after eight years in the political wilderness, it’s been a frustrating last few days.
The losses of John McCain and Mitt Romney, both establishment picks viewed with semi-open derision by the party’s conservative wing, in 2008 and 2012 has convinced the base that the only way to win is to stick to core principles and not move to the middle.”.