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It is no secret that the RG is not a fan of Governor Mike Huckabee. I mean, if you want every jealously-guarded secret in my head, just lock me in a room and pipe in the Little Rockers. Bamboo torture, anything but that!
Okay, that was uncalled for. True but uncalled for. Look, Huckabee is probably a nice guy, but I absolutely despise these What Would Jesus Do RINOs who think the solution to the nation’s problems is getting along with Democrats. Jesus called the people he wants to reach across the aisle to a “generation of vipers.”
So don’t get me started. You know?
Anyway, Huckabee opened Saturday’s show with another of his middle-of-the-road pleas for Republican unity, and shortly after brought on Scott Brown. Former Senator Scott Brown? Two hours and thirty-five minutes in office? Depublican from Massachusetts? Yeah, that Scott Brown.
Anyway, he came on, partially, to give his semi-beautiful country singer daughter a platform to hawk her new CD, but he took the opportunity to set us all straight on what it means to be a Republican.
Newsmax has a good piece on it today and I’ve taken a few excerpts from it.
“What we are finding now is that it is not good to be a Republican,” Scott told former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee on Fox News Channel’s “Huckabee.”
“There’s some sort of litmus test apparently that we all have to follow.
“There’s got to be room for people like you, for people like me, for Rand Paul and Ted Cruz — and we then need to take those ideas and bring them forth to the American people. We need to move forward together.” …
No, Senator, there doesn’t have to be room for you. Because, “moving forward,” the way you move, means compromising the hell out of things, just like the GOP has been doing for 70 years. And that is what got us where we are today.
More from Newsmax:
Brown told Huckabee that during his nearly three years in the Senate, having been elected to complete the term of Sen. Edward Kennedy, both Republicans and Democrats “had to fight for my vote.
“I was the 41st or the 60th vote — and there were times when my own party was very critical, so I was battling on the left and the right,” Brown added. “I said to myself that I was going to go down there and do what’s right for the country first, and that’s what I think more people need to do.”
In other words, he sold out the Tea Party Republicans and conservatives who elected him in 2010.
Brown goes on to spout his sanctimonious republicanism as though he didn’t run for the Teddy Kennedy’s seat as a tea party renegade and then promptly bend over for Harry Reid before he got his office unpacked.
Now, in fairness to the governor, Brown is not a Huckabee. The governor is simply a misguided Establishment type who is as confused about his conservatism as he is his namby pamby image of Jesus Christ.
Brown is an Eastern liberal, comfortable with the social politics of the left while lambasting its fiscal irresponsibility. Using Brown’s rationale he should have won reelection in 2012.
But Establishment Republicans have made a huge miscalculation with voters in so-called blue states. They have assumed that states like Massachusetts and California will not vote Republican, because the voters are liberal.
They are wrong and Scott Brown’s 2010 election should have been a lesson for both him and the Party.
Blue state leaderships are liberal, but the electorate will vote right, when the messaging on the right is right.
File Under: RINO-Plasty, The Wrong Right Turn
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