Skip to comments.the Republican Party began as a Tea Party movement
Posted on 09/16/2010 12:58:08 PM PDT by Michael Zak
It is vital for the future of our nation that the Republican establishment reconcile with the Tea Party movement. The way for the GOP leadership to do that is to recognize that the Republican Party began as a Tea Party movement...
Submission to the grand leader and astroturfing that is, fake grassroots activity for the Democrats its the same old same old. In contrast, the Republican Party began as a truly grassroots movement...
(Excerpt) Read more at grandoldpartisan.typepad.com ...
The GOP came about as an offshoot of the abolition movement to counter the democrat party of slavery. They were not derived from the Whigs or No-Nothings as such.
The Whigs were their evavalent of our RINOS.
well it aint one now...
That’s pretty much what they had evolved into.
Indeed. I wrote a history of the Republican Party.
“Indeed. I wrote a history of the Republican Party.”
AND ... has been working closely with Michael Steele and the GOP for some time, trying to reshape history and fashion a new “Southern Strategy” to present the party as racially tolerant, and to stress its anti-slavery history.
“The new site’s “Heroes” section touts various historically important Republicans, many of whom are minorities. At the bottom of each entry, readers interested in “more information on these and other Accomplishments of the Republican Party” are directed, with a link, to a book called Back to Basics for the Republican Party, by Michael Zak - a book that is ten years old and it’s out of print. But the first few pages, as well as the table of contents and the index pages, are available on Amazon. But they also show that it’s not, shall we say, a particularly rigorous piece of scholarship.”
Anybody can write a book. And keep pimping it, long after it has been roundly ignored.
I worked with the RNC for only a few weeks, over a year ago.