As with any great war in history, the GOP Civil War is full of misconception, rhetoric, propaganda and misinformation. There is no doubt a state of war exists within the GOP. That is obvious. What is disputable is when this war began and what it is fundamentally about. The Internet as well as mainstream media and political publications are full of varying opinions and views. So it is difficult for someone who isn’t familiar to gain a clear and objective understanding of the details.
In an attempt to unravel some of the more recent myths and misconceptions, we will take a look at the history and hopefully set the record straight. Let me begin by prefacing my remarks with words from the great philosopher, Jules Winnfield: “If my answers frighten you Vincent then you should cease asking scary questions.” Proceed with caution. Read the rest of this entry »