According to Mike Huckabee, the pejorative term RINO must be outlawed from the vernacular of the party because it questions ones purity. Huckabee, is a RINO himself, but not in the Lindsey Graham/John McCain sense, he’s a RINO in a populist, economics sense. But if it waddles like a duck and quacks like a duck?
Onan Coca writes that the Republican Party is no longer (if it was ever) a monolithic political entity. Sure there are liberal Republicans and conservative Republicans and we all fit in the tent because we fit here better than in the Democrat tent… but if we’re honest, we’d rather not be in the same tent with some Republicans [RINOs].
Look at how John McCain’s little RINO cadre treat Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, Mike Lee, Justin Amash, Thomas Massie and the rest of the new blood libertarian conservatives. Do you think McCain and Graham want those guys in our tent? (The answer is no…)
Another infamous RINO, John Boehner (R-OH), recently proved again that conservatives aren’t the only ones doing the dividing. Representative Joaquin Castro (D-TX) revealed that Boehner called Rep. Steve King (R-IA) an a**hole for his opposition to amnesty for illegal immigrants.
With friends like these, the Republican party don’t need any more enemies. Conservative unity with the Republican Party is already hanging by a thread and as long as the RINO powers-that-be continue to surrender to the Democrats, they should not expect to find much support from conservatives.
These elitist RINOs no longer represent the true Republican platform. They care about nothing but maintaining their power and status which in the end may very well prove to be the downfall of the Republican party. And maybe that isn’t such a bad idea!
“The Tea Party was born because the Republican Party would not stand up for real Americans. The Republican Party was born because the Whig Party would not stand up for all Americans.” Justin Phillips