by: the Common Constitutionalist
Rush Limbaugh has this list he calls, the “35 Undeniable Truths of Life”. One of these truths that isn’t on the list, but should be, is that to the Left, everything is political.
After all, not a week goes by that he (Rush) doesn’t remind us of this. And good for him – because he’s right. It’s absolutely true.
Everything the left does or says is to gain some political advantage over the Republicans, or frankly, over the American people.
My only problem with Rush’s statement is that it’s only half true. Rarely does he equate the Republicans with this statement – as the establishment wing of the party certainly also feels this way.
The only difference might be that the Dems attempt to gain advantage on every issue whereas the establishment thinks only in terms of an advance for the next election. It’s micro vs. macro.
For the Democrats, it’s always the next cause – the Republicans – the next election. That’s the only difference. The sameness of both is to put party above all else – namely the country and what they swore an oath to uphold.
A shining example was a piece at Townhall.com, penned by Matt Towery entitled, “Why Republicans Should Avoid the Temptation to Impeach“.
He begins by extolling the virtues of born-again progressive, Newt Gingrich, writing: “Other than Ronald Reagan, no Republican elected official has had a more positive impact on actual public policy of a real conservative nature in my lifetime than former House Speaker Newt Gingrich”. read more