I think that he did. Especially with the NY-23 election, a message was sent loud and clear. The Republican Party - the party that is SUPPOSED to represent conservatism in America - has fallen down on the job. In fact, I have had a problem with the GOP ever since they begged me to vote for Arlen Specter over Toomey. Dede Scozzafava in New York pulled an Arlen Specter, and she was quick to do it.
Although the media and leftists like to paint conservatives demanding their party back as 'extremists', they are wrong. The party went off the rails a long time ago and no - conservatives are not going to follow or finance them in their errant way.
I have heard leftists screech about big spending Republicans under Bush, and now that they've finally noticed that conservatives don't like big spending Republicans - they screech that we are extemists.
Scozzafava was no 'moderate'. Scozzafava was a eugenics prize winning, union loving, universal health care supporting, high taxing whack job. She was farther left than the Democrat who ended up winning.
Will the GOP leadership listen? If they don't, they will continue to lose.
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