Monday, April 3, 2006

As the Christian Right Goes, So Goes the GOP

Who should be apologizing?

Looks like the GOP is gonna have some 'esplainin to do....The base they've long counted on is showing cracks. Not good.

So, to the Christian Right: You just got it that the politicians might have USED you? (DMN) "We're tired of talk. We want action," he said. "It occurs to us that no matter who is in the White House or who says what we want to hear, nothing ever changes." Dude. Neither side really wants change..the status quo is the goal. Kind of like Bush saying that "the next President" will have to deal with the troops in Iraq....pass the buck, and all that.

"In the political culture wars, religious conservatives say they've been electing candidates but not getting the results they want. And leaders worry that they might be about to lose Christian conservatives as a potent political force because of unmet expectations on a host of issues and stumbles by a Republican administration they helped elect.

Conservative "values voters" have been crucial to Republican success, with religious leaders driving huge voter turnout in recent elections. If they lack enthusiasm this fall, experts say, the GOP could lose control of Congress.

"The nation isn't focused today in a way it was on such issues as abortion, marriage, the nature of the family," said the Rev. Laurence White of Houston. "For us, it's not the economy, stupid. It's the morality, stupid.""