For RINOs, Power More Important Than Principle

Conservatives and average Americans: do you still need any proof that RINOs are more about their own power than the good of the country?

Though they’ve made this abundantly clear for a long time, RINO Republican Dede Scozzafava in New York’s congressional race has made that transparently clear.

Scozzafava is a liberal “Republican” who would fit in far better in the Democrat Party than the Republican Party, and finally some high-profile Republicans have shown the guts to say so.

A week or so ago, Sarah Palin and Rick Santorum came out in favor not of the Republican in this race but in favor of a third-party candidate: Conservative Party candidate Doug Hoffman.

Yesterday Scozzafava, who was trailing both the Democrat and the Conservative badly, dropped out of the race.

But did she strongly encourage her supporters to get behind the remaining candidate who  most closely reflects Republican values?  Ah, no.

According to the Watertown Daily Times, she issued a mealy-mouthed “do what you want” statement:

“I hereby release those individuals who have endorsed and supported my campaign to transfer their support as they see fit to do so.”

In fact, even the absence of support for the remaining candidate who most closely reflected Republican values wasn’t enough. If she couldn’t have power, she obviously considered it more important to trash, discredit and undermine the conservative than to see true Republican values win the day:

During the day Saturday, she began to quietly and thoughtfully encourage her supporters to vote for Democrat William L. Owens.

Uh huh. The elephant suit finally comes off to reveal a RINO beneath. And it’s really only a RINO suit which is transparent enough to reveal the donkey at the heart of the candidate.

We saw this same self-centered phenomenon play out in 2006 in South Dakota in the District 32 state senate race. RINO Stan Adeltein lost the Republican primary to conservative Elli Schwiesow, but rather than get behind his party’s nominee (the nominee that far better represented Republican values), he threw his endorsement, time and considerable wealth behind the Democrat candidate in the general election.

These RINOs care nothing about conservative values, nothing about upholding Republican principles, nothing about anthing but promoting themselves and their liberal proclivities

We saw this same self-centered phenomenon play out in 2006 in South Dakota in the District 32 state senate race.  RINO Stan Adeltein lost the Republican primary to conservative Elli Schwiesow, but rather than get behind his party’s nominee (the nominee that far better represented Republican values), he threw his endorsement, time and considerable wealth behind the Democrat candidate in the general election.  These RINOs care nothing about conservative values, nothing about upholding Republican principles, nothing about anthing but promoting themselves and their liberal proclivities
Folks, the time for tolerating this bull from liberals is over.

It’s over, tolerating it from liberals in the Democrat Party. It’s over, tolerating it from RINOs in the Republican Party.

We’re done putting up with liberal “Republicans” as the lesser of two evils.  We’re done sucking it up “for the good of the party” when the establishment tries to force liberal RINOs on us.

GOP establishment, you’re on notice: if you want to lose and keep on losing, keep trying to push liberals on us.  While you’re busy wasting your energy doing that, we’ll be working hard to get real Republicans the nomination.

And if you still manage to fool people into thinking these RINOs aren’t donkeys, we’ll go elsewhere to get Republican values into our government–even if we have to abandon the Republican Party to get that done.

Because it will have abandoned us.

6 Responses to “For RINOs, Power More Important Than Principle”

  1. Moderates and centrists aren't real Republicans. They shouldn't be allowed in the Republican Party.

  2. I think they should be welcome in the Republican Party…so long as they work with us on the areas where they agree with Republican values…and not try to subvert the Republican Party into Democrat-lite if they also hold some liberal ideas. If they can't work with us on our shared conservative values and put a sock in it over their liberal values, then they need their walking papers.

  3. We figured there would be a bombshell or two this weekend, and we were not disappointed. This Scungefava is a pathetic woman. The political establishment has been infiltrated on both sides. I pray Mr. Hoffman takes it, but he no doubt has an uphill battle against ACORN, illegal alien and dead people voting. So, the good people of New York's 23rd really need to turn out Tuesday. One thing that may be beneficial, is that the younger Obamatons may not be as interested in a boring ol' congressional election, and thus may not turn out in sufficient numbers to push this Owens character over the top. We can pray that it will be so. Go, Doug Hoffman!

  4. Scozzafava would be an infra-liberal even as a member of the Democrat party. Of course she endorsed Owens. Yes, and we have the very same infection spread to here in western South Dakota, headed by the elderly Stan man/child. Tom Katus was a better legislator then the Stanley ever could be. Maybe we need to follow the steps of William F. Buckley and start a Conservative party here in South Dakota. I'm in!.

  5. We figured there would be a bombshell or two this weekend, and we were not disappointed. This Scungefava is a pathetic woman. The political establishment has been infiltrated on both sides. I pray Mr. Hoffman takes it, but he no doubt has an uphill battle against ACORN, illegal alien and dead people voting. So, the good people of New York's 23rd really need to turn out Tuesday. One thing that may be beneficial, is that the younger Obamatons may not be as interested in a boring ol' congressional election, and thus may not turn out in sufficient numbers to push this Owens character over the top. We can pray that it will be so. Go, Doug Hoffman!

  6. Scozzafava would be an infra-liberal even as a member of the Democrat party. Of course she endorsed Owens. Yes, and we have the very same infection spread to here in western South Dakota, headed by the elderly Stan man/child. Tom Katus was a better legislator then the Stanley ever could be. Maybe we need to follow the steps of William F. Buckley and start a Conservative party here in South Dakota. I'm in!.