The Right on GOP candidates: "They all suck." [VIDEO]
After the thrashing John McCain's received by everyone from James Dobson to Robert Greenwald, the Republican '08 field is looking more and more open.
And the contenders less and less appealing.
To the right, that is.
According to Jonathan Martin, Rush Limbaugh sounded positively narcotized recently, whining: "To be honest with you, there's nobody out there that revs me up," he confessed to his audience of several million conservative sympathizers on his radio show last week, "so why should I pretend there is?"
Romney and Giuliani would have to completely disavow their recent pasts as social moderates -- both were pro-choice, okay with gays -- to make common cause with the necessary white evangelical vote.
Of Giuliani, for example, Martin writes:
"...one can imagine the reaction among those on the, say, Pottawattamie County, Iowa, Republican committee when they're reminded by the media and Giuliani's opponents about his social views, or the fact that he once decamped from Gracie Mansion and moved in with a gay male couple and their pet Shih Tzu, Bonnie, while awaiting his second divorce."Romney ain't much better, as you can tell from the video that's made the Youtube rounds (upper right).
McCain's already got his problems with the conservative evangelical leadership to go along with the tanking excitement over his candidacy movement-wide.
The best part is the insinuation that Jeb Bush, the only prominent GOP figure who can claim a true social conservative legacy without any problematic stances, like raising taxes or a moderate immigration policy, can't run because his last name is so tarnished.
Erick at the right wing blog RedState, writes:
"They all suck. Let's just admit it. Every one of the thus far announced Republican candidates for President sucks. From the lecherous adulterer to the egomaniacal nut job to the flip-flopping opportunist with the perfect hair to the guy who hates brown people to the guy we've never heard of to the guy who has a better chance of getting hit by a meteor while being consumed by a blue whale being struck by lightening."If this is how he characterizes, in order, Giuliani, McCain, Romney, Tancredo, Duncan Hunter and Sam Brownback, then what on Earth does Bush have that he finds appealing? Makes the mind reel...