Richard Falknor at Blue Ridge Forum (GOP discarding blue-collar America?) directs us to this short, but all important piece at National Review Online in which author John O’Sullivan gets to the heart of the matter on how the Republican Party is committing suicide by repeating the lies (we all know they are lies) about what S.744 (the Gang of Eight plus Grover bill) will do for America.
O’ Sullivan (What about the Workers?) says,
In a letter to fellow-Republicans on the Hill today, Senator Jeff Sessions declares with admirable straightforwardness that the GOP establishment’s main argument for the Gang of Eight immigration bill — that “the great lesson of the 2012 election is that the GOP needs to push for immediate amnesty and a drastic surge in low-skill immigration” — is quite simply ”nonsense.” He is, of course, correct. That is true, moreover, of every other argument advanced in favor of the bill by the Gang of Eight and the GOP establishment. All these arguments have been investigated to death, generally by Mark Krikorian on these pages, but also by a wide range of critics elsewhere, notably Mickey Kaus. I can’t think of a single one that has survived its vivisection — no, vivisection is performed on living things; the correct term for examining these arguments is post mortem.
That doesn’t deter the usual suspects from producing the same exploded arguments again and again like a magician producing a series of dead parrots from his hat and vainly ordering them to say “Lovely Bill.”
Read it all. Then be sure to see Blue Ridge Forum on the Greta van Susteren interview with Rush Limbaugh about those very same Republican beltway establishment insiders working to kill off the Tea Party.
The Limbaugh-Van Susteren exchange develops a very clear-cut indictment of the Beltway Republican Establishment.
I’ve been reading a lot of escapist spy novels lately, and sometimes my imagination runs away with me. I then begin to think that maybe, just like the Russians planted sleepers into British or American society, the Democrat party apparatchiks long-ago planted people in the Republican Party and they are now being activated to kill off the GOP. Frankly, it doesn’t make much sense otherwise that Party leaders are now working to import Democrat voters, sacrifice the American working class and destroy their conservative base all in one fell swoop with this “lovely” amnesty bill (supported by Obama!)