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Karl Rove vs. Evangelicals = Joan Collins vs. Linda Evans

Now that Karl Rove is setting up his new Conservative Victory Project that will challenge committed constitutionally conservative candidates, we are about to see an internal fight among GOP conservatives that will rival Joan Collins and Linda Evans from the 80s show Dynasty.

Their fights were classic! Before we continue with our analysis, please watch the video below to understand how vicious this fight is going to be. Go 45 seconds into the video to capture the true essence of the fight.

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This fight will be worse than a pillow fight between Collins and Evans. This will be worse than Tom and Jerry. Yes, worse than Nancy and Tonya. What is about to transpire is a fight for the soul of the Republican Party. Even more than that, it is a fight for the future of conservatism.

Which side will win out? Will it be Karl Rove and his money machine intent on preserving a GOP majority for decades to come that has no problem with moderate Republicans as long as they have an “R” after their name and caucus with Republicans? Or will faithful Tea Party principles win out, led by a group of patriots who are more concerned about standing on the principles of freedom and limited government than worrying about the future of the Republican Party?

The outcome is unclear. The only thing that is known is the brutality of these upcoming GOP Primary battles.

But let me say this: The buzz inside the evangelical community is that they are ready for a fight with the GOP power brokers. They are ready to fight for Judeo-Christian principles and for candidates who stand for them. They are tired of being used by a Republican Party who has asked for their loyalty but has delivered little in return. These evangelical leaders see a Republican Party that is reluctant to talk about social issues anymore even though the real problem in America is its moral decline.

The result is that you now have a situation where GOP leaders feel the ticket to remaining a viable political party is to grow the “big tent” and in the process move away from hot-button social issues because they don’t want to “offend” anyone and lose votes in the process.

Evangelicals say no way. They see this as a struggle between good and evil. They will not retreat. As a matter of fact, Karl Rove’s new business venture may have just awakeed a sleeping giant. Now, evangelicals know for sure where Rove and the “Establishment Class” stand. They want to win elections and preserve the Republican Party. That’s the goal, plain and simple.

Evangelicals want to win elections too but they aren’t interested in preserving the Republican Party. They’re interested in preserving the culture and the constitutionally conservative Judeo-Christian principles that come along with it. The battle lines have been drawn. The fight is on. Joan Collins and Linda Evans better watch out.

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Comments on this post

# RE: Karl Rove vs. Evangelicals = Joan Collins vs. Linda Evans

Compromising your principals will not work. Being wishy washy won't work either. If the GOP presents strong Christian candidates then the evangelicals will come and vote. If not then they will continue to lose elections. Need I repeat the results of the last two Presidential elections. Let the fight begin.
Left by KellieC on Feb 07, 2013 10:35 AM

# RE: Karl Rove vs. Evangelicals = Joan Collins vs. Linda Evans

Simply put do we want a center right party or an evangelical party. Both want smaller government, lower taxes, and fiscal responsibility. The difference comes down to social issues. To make the parties priority the evangelical position on social issues such as gay marriage, and abortion is to assure the demise of the party.
On issues such as immigration, and the Bill of Rights there is likely a great deal of common ground between the two factions.
Left by cken on Feb 08, 2013 2:28 AM

# RE: Karl Rove vs. Evangelicals = Joan Collins vs. Linda Evans

this article is way off track.The tea party is the equivilant of the "christian" Dixiecrats that opposed the Rev.Dr.M.King,jr.They are the modern John Birtch society and they stand for attitudes that are not Biblical-this last election,in many ways,showed how far the Church was willing to compromise it's values to totally gloss over how far from traditional Christianity the Republician canadate was,the Billy Grahame associoation took mormonism off it's list of cults for the duration of the campaign.Romney took different positions than he"d had as goverener to be accepted.The fact is,MR.Romney did not seek to represent the nation and the nation was very aware of that.The REpublician Party does need to change if it is to survive.It needs to take those positions that Jesus saidJudgement is to be based on."INasmuch ...you've shown it unto me."

Left by stanley Trent Bemis on Feb 09, 2013 10:55 AM