Isn't that what they always do, bend over, cave in, forget their principles? The AP reports that some party leaders and rank-and-file alike are signaling a willingness to bend on all three issues: resisting Democratic calls for tax hikes, comprehensive immigration reform and gun control. This willingness to bend over on core
Conservative beliefs is not coming just from the RINOs and establishment Republicans, it is coming from the so-called young guns as well. (image credit: FrontPageMag)
What long has been a nonstarter for Republicans — raising tax rates on wealthy Americans — is now backed by GOP House Speaker John Boehner in his negotiations with President Barack Obama to avert a potential fiscal crisis. Party luminaries, including Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal, have started calling for a wholesale shift in the GOP's approach to immigration after Hispanic voters shunned Republican candidates. And some Republicans who previously championed gun rights now are opening the door to restrictions following a schoolhouse shooting spree earlier this month.
"Put guns on the table. Also, put video games on the table. Put mental health on the table," Rep. Jack Kingston, R-Ga., said last week. Other prominent Republicans echoed him in calling for a sweeping review of how to prevent tragedies like the Newtown, Conn., massacre. Among those who were open to a re-evaluation of the nation's gun policies were Sens. Marco Rubio, R-Fla., and Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa.
"You've got to take all these things into consideration," Grassley said.
You can read the full article with details, quotes, statistics, but the bottom line is they are whining about losing the presidential election, as if turning into Democrats and Liberals is a winning tactic -- it is not.
Conservatives complained that we had another RINO pushed on us as the 'next-in-line' to run for President of the United States. Some Conservatives held their noses and voted for Mitt Romney, while others decided to make a statement and stay home until they are given a real Conservative to vote for. So here we are. (image credit: CapitalHillOutsider)
I'm betting Allen West would NOT surrender his principles. Allen West for President of the United States.