zaterdag 17 januari 2009

A Call to Action

By Carter Clews

Every day in Washington’s political citadels, a new coalition triumphantly announces its emergence as the self-anointed savior of the increasingly moribund conservative movement. Or, some old organization “re-invents” itself and declares that it is now ready to lead as never before.

Most boldly proclaim their unbridled affection for the “New Media.” And some even demonstrate an admirable aptitude for digitalizing prose and pressing “Send.”

All of which is fine – as far as it goes. The problem is, it doesn’t go far enough. In fact, much of it at this point in time is dangerously going in the wrong direction. And the conservative movement desperately needs a few good men – and at least one good woman.

Let me put it bluntly (so that those who would take umbrage can, instead, take their leave before they lose their lunch): If I hear one more conservative or Republican “leader” on TV or at a “coalition” meeting say that we need to “wish the new President well” and “change our message to reach out to new voters,” I’m going to be the one who loses his lunch.

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