They will go along to get along with almost anything which assures their positions near the top. The loss of your inividual liberty or mine isn't of much concern to most of them, they see their destiny as wielders of the whips.
Elitism is based on the theory that mankind will drown in it's own slop, lacking coercion from the top. "Conservative" elitists are not much different from "progressive" elitists in this respect.
We fought a revolution to throw out the royalty, now they are trying to come back.
WEll, I did see alot of teapartiers at the central committee meeting last night...they are making their presence known. I just hope there is time....
Exactly. The RNC remains a principle-free zone, and yet they do nothing but solicit donations from people whose lives and fortunes are being threatened by people who actually have principles (even if they are bad ones).