December 30, 2007
A CONSERVATIVE INTELLECTUAL IS AN INTELLECTUAL, NOT A CONSERVATIVE:
Moral Clarity in Iowa (Kevin McCullough, December 30, 2007, Townhall)
What will be the deciding issue for Iowa GOP voters on January 3rd?
According to KCCI-TV in Des Moines who commissioned a poll to find out, Iowans indicated it will be the future moral direction of the country.
Democratic presidential candidate Senator Hillary Clinton reacts while talking to a resident of Clinton, Iowa during a campaign stop December 29, 2007. REUTERS/Andy Clark (UNITED STATES)
VIDEO: And the Winners Are
Northeastern Republicans and radio shows which emanate from the E-fax studios in Orange County California may despise it - but that is the number one issue on the minds of GOP voters in Iowa. The Beltway-Manhattan elite can cluck and curse all they want but the reality is the largest chunk of GOP voters in Iowa (and also much reflective of the rest of the red states) want a candidate with clarity on the moral tests that face our nation directly.
It would behoove the editors of the most prominent conservative online and broadcast outlets to take notice of what these voters have to say.
You can see how estranged they are from the base by their support of John McCain last time, because they loathed W, and their opposition to him this, in favor of Rudy and Mitt. Posted by Orrin Judd at December 30, 2007 8:14 AM