FANTASTIC: The Buckley Rule Explained — According to Bill Buckley, not Karl Rove

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  • So once again Karl has been caught manipulating people.

    • More like “chicken”-ipulating people.

  • sDee

    Great stuff!

    All that is old is new again. When the press and Rockefeller Republicans are finished destroying all “rightwardmost viable candidates”, they immediately move on to re-write history.

    • las1

      It would seem that way, wouldn’t it?

      The Buckley Principle… the opposite of the establishment/Rovian urban myth that has built up around it.

      In the eyes of Buckley, “Somebody who, win or lose, would conservatize the Republican party and the country. Not someone who would win media credentials as a “moderate Republican”.

      I’ll never fall for that old urban myth again.

      Great article by someone who was “at the table”… Neal Freeman.

    • StrangernFiction

      They are statists, it’s what they do.

  • Oh, that was good. Good to have that info, and I wonder why it has not seen print in any prominent place over the last several election cycles?

    I’m not a conservative, but I firmly believe that the conservative message, by which I mean the entire conservative package, is exactly what we must implement to save this nation. I’ve set aside all of my major disagreements with conservatives to help make this happen.

    If we save the nation, by Restoring the Constitution, then we can roll up our sleeves and fight over the other stuff. Right now, it would be suicidal to distract from the mission.

    • las1

      I’ve noticed you’ve been uncharacteristically agreeable of late.
      : )

      • It’s because Makers Mark has announced they are watering down The Product.

        • las1

          Funny… you’d think it would have the opposite effect, unless you’re trying to suck up to stop them from taking such a ruinous course.

    • sDee

      We have to take the beach. Then regroup.

  • FreeManWalking

    This needs to go Viral in the GOP.

    If a liberal or moderate ROVINO wins an election against a socialist democrat what is the difference? Time and speed of moving the needle to the left, while helping bury conservative ideas.

    • StrangernFiction

      The difference is it is easier to blame conservatism if the statist R gets elected.