The conventional view, from inside such media centres as New York and Washington, is that Romney must win for the good of the Republican party, because he is the "moderate" who can appeal to "independents." His very lack of deep conviction on anything at all - even his Mormonism, which he shrugs off - makes him the most reliable politician. The wind bloweth where it listeth, and Romney swings left or right, as required.Read the whole thing here.
Indeed, "they" - the seaboard Republican managerial class - take the need for this kind of "moderation" to be so self-evident, that disagreement must expose some mental deficiency.
Wednesday, February 1, 2012
Warren on the Troubles of the Republican Primary Process
David Warren has been harder for me to follow as of late, largely because he does not release his articles to his website as he writes them, but releases a whole gaggle of them together. His latest string contain several interesting pieces, not the least of which were these observations on our own Republican primary process: