In the wake of the big Republican fund-raising dinner keynoted by Newt Gingrich with Sarah Palin as an off-again, on-again attendee and distraction, the shambles in which the party finds itself is painfully apparent.
Rather than trotting out a prominent figure who might bring a fresh and forward-looking message to the assembled faithful, the dinner spotlighted a veteran of Democratic vilification and a defeated vice-presidential nominee diminished by her transparent shortcomings in national and foreign policy international matters.
Monday, June 15, 2009
There is an interview with Hagel titled "A Republican Looks at His Party" that is worth a read. It gives Chuck Hagel's take on a recent Republican fundraiser and the state of the Republican party.