Skip to comments.Public Policy Poller on the O'Donnell Effect: Snowe and Collins Must Move to the Right
Posted on 10/06/2010 10:38:38 PM PDT by Reeser
I think its virtually impossible anymore to be a moderate in the Republican Party and survive politically, says Tom Jensen, of Raleigh, N.C.based Public Policy Polling, which conducted a poll last month finding that Maine Republicans would favor an unnamed conservative challenger to Snowe by a 6329 margin. If Snowe and Collins are committed to being elected as Republicans, it is in their interests to move to the right.
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The Maine Twins being pushed to the right? That would be a welcome change.
If they did, it would be phony and temporary. They should stay true to themselves, and we will either vote them out in the primary or they will survive. Why is it assumed that people should pretend to be something they are not in order to retain power? Why would we be satisfied by a few pretend votes by them in 2011, when we know they will go back to being who they are as soon as they think we aren’t paying attention?
Like Goldwater said; "Let me rimind you that extremism in the defense of liberty is no vice! And let me remind you also that moderation in the pursuit of justice is no virtue!"
Looking at my atlas, a move to the right for the terror twins is off a short pier.
Lobsters need to eat too.
Yup, just look at McCain.. Ran to the right to beat JD and is now creeping over to the left again.
What a shock.
“Conservatism works every time it’s tried.”
- R. Limbaugh
Well put. John McCain did this during the primary and won because of it (well that and 21mil)If he wins in Nov who can seriously say he will ‘remain’ conservative/to the right? Everyone with a half a brain knows exactly what he will do.
Snowe should go Indy now, or January.
She wouldn’t win the primary, but if she just goes indy, she could get 40% possibly in the general.
But they don't, and simply because they accept the (R) label next to their name, other RINO elitists like Rove and McCain and Krauthammer tell us conservatives must support them. We don't buy that line of garbage any more.