Wednesday, July 03, 2013
Republicans abandoning their position on free market economics
Many national Republican Party leaders argue that the Party has to update its positions on economic issues in order to remain competitive in national elections and that taking hard line positions on issues like economic freedom is a political liability. "We are going to have to reach out to socialists and welfare advocates, particularly among minority voters," says one party official. "The Republican Party cannot be pigeon-holed as the party opposed to big government. We've got to ..."
... Uh, hold on. Let me check something. Wait, it’s not free market economics that Republicans are abandoning; it’s their position on traditional marriage they are caving on because of the recent Supreme Court decision and polls showing same-sex marriage to be more popular than it was just ten years ago.
Turns out they still hold staunchly to free market economics and always will no matter how unpopular it may become because they've got a backbone of steel when it comes to their long held political principles. They will never, ever give in on that. Ever.