One of the reasons the national Republican Party is such a mess is because Republicans are far too reluctant to criticize their own.
Republicans are nice people. Too many Republicans think it’s wrong to criticize other Republicans.
This failure to be forthright has had consequences. It has allowed the Republican Party to take up political space it has no business occupying as it embraces left-wing statist tyranny. Much of the time, the GOP is merely Democrat-lite.
House Speaker John Boehner (R-Ohio) and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) are so dangerously out of touch and out of control nowadays in part because other Republicans have allowed them to get that way. Boehner and McConnell regard conservatives as a nuisance to be overcome, co-opted, subverted, and if necessary, eliminated.
A new way of thinking is required.
For a start, if you self-identify as a Republican and you are serious about restoring…
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