Whatever the merits of this advice, two things are now quite clear.
First, most conservatives and Republicans have next to no desire to follow it. And, second, it looks like they're right not to.
The Virginia contest alone shows that much of this talk about "moderates" vs. "extremists" or "pragmatists" vs. "ideologues" within the GOP was nonsense.In short, the Newt Gingrichs of the Party have been sent packing, and that's a good thing.
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