This now is the party of Palin and Gingrich, animated primarily by hatred of elites, angry at the new shape and color of America, befuddled by a suddenly more complicated world, and dedicated primarily to emotion rather than reason. That party is simply not one that can rally behind a Mitt Romney. He too knows what he has to say - hence his ludicrous invocation of Obama as some kind of alien being. But it doesn't work. He believes it - since he seems capable of genuinely believing in anything that will win him votes and power. But he doesn't have the rage to make it work.
Monday, January 23, 2012
The Party Of Palin And Gingrich
Andrew Sullivan believes that Newt Gingrich is slouching toward Bethlehem, an unstoppable creature of the GOP of Rush Limbaugh, Roger Ailes, and Karl Rove. He writes: