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The GOP “civil war” is going to make both sides rich

If you haven't been paying attention to rubbernecking reports on the most recent "GOP civil war," because you've been paying attention to more important stories like the DoJ targeted killing white paper or the disastrous retooling of once-promising NBC sitcom "Up All Night," here's what you've missed: A couple well-funded conservative groups made a big deal about being mad at a new well-funded conservative group, giving all the groups involved a wonderful new sales pitch for their fundraising efforts.

Most stories are presenting the fight as a war for the soul of the Republican Party, with sell-out pragmatist Karl Rove and his "Conservative Victory Project" on one side and the purist conservative groups like The Club For Growth on the other.In a radio interview, a CVP spokesperson referred to venerable conservative huckster Brent Bozell as a "hater," which led to a very overwrought open letter signed by two dozen huge conservative movement players, from Frank Gaffney to Ginni Thomas, demanding the spokesperson's firing.

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