There is a civil war. Its currently "civil", but it is a war nonetheless. Its conservatives versus the statists. If a battle is given up, it yields time (a precious commodity to them) for them to mount another battle. There is crap-n-tax, immigration not-reform, and others, that must be opposed. Here is a golden opportunity to limit the statists time with these other efforts: prolong and fight Kagen, win or lose... for more battles are to be waged.