Better dead than compromised


Santorum’s endorsement by the Fundos appears to be mobilising the base.

Santorum is also polling quite well in Ohio, a large state whose primary is at the end of Feb. If Santorum takes Ohio, a crucial swing state, then it’s game on in the GOP.

But so far as the GOP is concerned, these are the politics of despair, where conviction trumps the desire for electoral victory.

Is there an adult Republican who can save the Republicans from themselves? Would large parts of the GOP base give two hoots even if such a figure did emerge?

The Republican Party is composed of cults at war with each other.


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