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  •  They don't have the power... (1+ / 0-)
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    fat old man

    ...to stage a coup and kick those other folks out of the Republican party.

    What they can do is to stay and to fight back against the accusations of being RINOs while also refusing to cave to the hard right of their own party.

    One of the problems that I've had with so-called moderate Republicans is that too often they talk moderate and then vote lockstep, and that needs to change.  It's only when they stand up to the far right that we'll start to see more people in the Republican party being willing to take reasonable stands.

    Political Compass: -6.75, -3.08

    by TexasTom on Wed Jan 02, 2013 at 06:18:55 PM PST

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