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Fire on the Right

By ThinkProgress on February 13, 2008 at 12:14 pm

"Fire on the Right"


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Meanwhile, in an inverse move to Donna Edwards’ primary win, Steve Clemons reminds us that Republicans are binding themselves ever-more-tightly to Iraq:

But in the Republican primary, Wayne Gilchrest whom I admired for voting against the Iraq War and for maintaining moderate sensibilities in a pretty conservative district lost to Maryland State Senator Andy Harris — who is far more conservative.

This, incidentally, is why the predicted post-2006 wave of moderate Republicans abandoning Bush on Iraq never materialized. The couple of House members who mumbled dissent quickly found themselves faced with challengers.

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