Big Tent For Thee But Not For Me
Tony Perkins of the Family Research Council agrees that the Palin choice was “purely political”. He acknowledges that conservatives are “relieved” that a pro-choice candidate was not chosen. For years, Democrats have been falsely accused of preventing the late governor Bob Casey of Pennsylvania from speaking at the 1992 convention because he was anti-choice, when it was his lack of support for the ticket that caused the problem.
But the “big tent” Republicans order for Democrats don’t apply to their own party.
Perkins said he had conversations with the McCain campaign in the days leading up to the announcement of Palin, in which he communicated his concerns that the Arizona senator might pick Lieberman or Ridge, and he was “very pleased” with Palin.Click here for reuse options!
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