GOP ‘Leadership’ Can’t Wait to Go Spread-Eagle

It’s so profoundly sad, but I couldn’t agree more with either the observations or the conclusions.

From Erick Erickson at RedState:

RINOs_PhariseesI was an elected Republican official. Before that I was a Republican political consultant and campaign manager. I have been a lawyer for a number of Republican candidates.

Today, I see Rep. John Boehner (R-OH)N/A collaborating with Democrats to line up votes to expand government.

I see Republicans in Congress waffling on Obamacare and thinking of fixing it. I see Republican Governors slowly folding over expanding medicaid and state exchanges.

I see John Kasich tell me Jesus wants him to expand government in Ohio.

I see 300 Republicans beg the Supreme Court to impose gay marriage on the nation by unilateral fiat because they’re inconvenienced by it as a political issue and want to move on.

In Georgia, I see the State GOP raising taxes and refusing to pass religious liberty legislation. I see a party in the pocket of millionaires giving the middle finger to the middle class. And I see a bunch of politicians prostituting themselves to billionaires and trying to repackage their policies as “conservative” when they are not.

What the hell does the GOP stand for anymore other than “we’re not Obama”? No kidding. He’s more competent.

The GOP, at this point, stands for nothing and the highest bidder at the same time.

What just might be the saddest part of seeing how shamelessly the GOP “leadership” has sold out since winning a historic election four months ago is that I knew even before Election Day that it would turn out this way, and…

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Bob Ellis has been the owner of media company Dakota Voice, LLC since 2005. He is a 10-year U.S. Air Force veteran, a political reporter and commentator for the past decade, and has been involved in numerous election and public policy campaigns for over 20 years. He was a founding member and board member of the Tea Party groups Citizens for Liberty and the South Dakota Tea Party Alliance. He lives in Rapid City, South Dakota with his wife and two children.
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