Said Snowe: "Ultimately, we're heading to having the smallest political tent in history, the way events have been unfolding. If the Republican Party fully intends to become a majority party in the future, it must move from the far right back toward the middle."
“You haven't certainly heard warm encouraging words about how [the GOP] views moderates,” said Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe, one of the few remaining moderate Republicans in the Senate.
Snowe said the party's message has been, “Either you're with us or you’re against us.”
Asked by Anonymous at 6:54 AM on Apr. 29, 2009 in Politics & Current Events
Answer by beckcorc at 7:57 AM on Apr. 29, 2009
Answer by Waxing_Lyrical at 6:55 AM on Apr. 29, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 7:23 AM on Apr. 29, 2009
Answer by Grandmarga at 7:30 AM on Apr. 29, 2009
anonymous 7:23 I think you are correct so far as society has become more liberal, but if the republican party doesnt change with the times, it has no future
Aren't you a Lib?
What do you care?
Answer by mustbeGRACE at 7:33 AM on Apr. 29, 2009
I disagree with her---I think the Republican party has grown ever less conservative, and that our society has grown ever more liberal, only making it seem like Repubs are to the right. Everyone--including the Republican party--has shifted left. If the entire country doesn't start moving back toward the middle, we will ultimately be destroyed. We will not thrive as a leftie socialist nation.
Answer by mustbeGRACE at 7:34 AM on Apr. 29, 2009
Answer by Grandmarga at 7:39 AM on Apr. 29, 2009
I've never had to pick and choose because the Republicans party has always had a good platform.
Answer by mustbeGRACE at 7:47 AM on Apr. 29, 2009
Answer by Grandmarga at 7:50 AM on Apr. 29, 2009
Answer by Anonymous at 7:50 AM on Apr. 29, 2009
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