Originally Posted by Jekyll15Hyde
I am just commenting on the calls the reason that he lost was he wasnt conservative enough. If that becomes the prevailing school of thought, then it is a step backwards. Given how the right thinks about things, I suspect this will be the case.
Both men were compromise candidates. Not anywhere near the right wing of the party. People who can't recognize that are usually just pseudo-independents. They like to think of themselves as flexible but at the end of the day they're just following labels.