Gonna be hard to come by when the suits running the GOP hate conservatives as much as the 'Rats do....
I think that the person who will lead the GOP back to prominence is out there, but not on anyone’s radar screen. When he or she appears I hope that they don’t make the same mistake Reagan didn. If Reagan had a fault it was that he didn’t bring along enough like-minded conservatives into prominent positions to make sure that his positions survived him. Reagan turned out to be a flash in the pan, Gingrich self-destructed, and the business-as-usual Republicans of the 60’s and 70’s took over.
Conservatives against totalitarian government has a nice ring to it.
How did “the suits running the party” keep conservatives from coalescing around Fred Thompson or Duncan Hunter?
These days a candidate can even get started on the internet, just like Howard Dean did. Yes, he ultimately crashed and burned because he was . . . Howard Dean. But he came out of nowhere, with no party support; he just caught fire in the Democrat base.
About the same thing happened with Obama. He wasn’t the “party candidate;” Hildy was.
I call BS on any theory that “the suits” or the MSM can do one thing to keep conservatives from supporting a conservative candidate. For sure, the MSM may be instrumental in defeating that candidate, but they are not the reason the conservatives (or those who were more conservative than the front-runners now) in this race never got out of the very, very, very bottom tier.