44 days ago.
If the Republican Party wishes to survive as a political entity, is it time for its reasonable members to divorce themselves from the "crazies" who led them into the dumpster in 2012?
Believe it or not, I believe in the two-party system. I was raised as a Republican and switched my views sometime after 1964 ... Since that time, the "Grand Old Party" of Lincoln, Teddy Roosevelt, Eisenhower, Goldwater, Nixon, and Reagan has moved even further into crazy-town by endorsing stuff that appeals ONLY to neo-Birchite fringe elements who hate ALL environmental regulations, gun-laws, civil-rights laws, public-school teachers, science programs, taxes, family-planning, Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and ANY federal programs that benefit women, seniors, minorities, and the poor. And they wonder why they lost in 2012? To save the G.O.P. from potential extinction, is it time for rational Republicans to ditch the unreconstructed whack-jobs in their ranks (i.e. Michelle Bachman or Georgia Congressman Paul Braun who said that evolution & the "big bang" theory are "lies from the pit of he11") and educate themselves about what REALLY happened to