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March 31, 2005

The Right Is Furiously Debating the Terri Debacle... And What's Wrong With That?

Alarming News notes, mostly correctly, that lately it seems it's only the right debating much of anything at all.

There are strong disagreements between libertarians and actual conservatives, traditionalists and so-called South Park Republicans.

We hash these disagreements out. We more often than not remain in disagreement, as is usually the case in any disagreement.

It's not necessarily unhealthy.

In fact, it's rather the whole point of democracy.

A Not-So-Rosy-Perspective Update: Goodness me! What a shock! The New York Times publishes a major Republican in an op-ed... slamming the Republican Party and the Christian right!

Gee, that doesn't ever happen eight days a week.

Sarcasm aside, however, John Danforth is a fairly solid conservative, and when he hits the panic button on Religious Right influence in the GOP, that may be a sign that the GOP's social conservative base may be overreaching -- with possibly disasterous results for the next cycles of elections.

Even if it's not so dire, this piece will be quoted ad nauseam by the liberal media to convince the remaining moderates in the country that the GOP is just plain scary.

Thanks to KCTrio for the head's up.


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