Republicans Eating Their Own "Fascists"

From Steven D at the BooTrib:
It's directed at Republicans. And it's not who you might suspect:

A day after the Democratic sweep of the midterm elections, Woodbury County Republican Chairman Steve Salem had harsh words for his own party, lambasting the influence of the conservative Christian right wing.

Salem said he coined a new phase: "You've heard of IslamaFascists -- I think we now have Christian fascists. What is the definition of a fascist? Not only do they want to beat you, but they want to destroy you in the process."

Salem said "if things keep going the way things are going locally and statewide, it is going to be more and more difficult for Republicans to recruit candidates. We have elements of the party who are moral absolutists, who take the approach that if you don't take my position every step of the way, not only will I not support you, but I will destroy you."

Now before we all get our schadenfreude on about Republicans eating their own, let's consider something far more important: Mr. Salem is right. They are fascists ...


Sorry Steven D... I can't help the schadenfreudean title up there... lol Not only is that Republican a little late in pointing out the obvious, he is also wrong in claiming to coin a new phrase since various forms of "Christofascism" have been out on the net ever since they helped make the GOP as radical as they are now.

I have no problem with other peoples' personal choices of religion, or their right to talk about it and practice it in the ways that they want to... I do have a problem with other people thinking I have to practice their religion their way.

This country wasn't built on religion. It was, however, built partially on religious freedom. That freedom applies to the religious people of ANY faith and the non-religious alike.

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