News that doesn't receive the necessary attention.

Friday, March 11, 2016

Ohio GOP Establishment stunted growth of Republican Party by shunning conservative movement: 'If they had just opened their arms to the conservative movement like Democrats embrace liberal activists, we would be the most powerful political party by far' says Ohio conservative activist. 'Instead, we’re treated as agitators and troublemakers'-Wall St. Journal, 3/10/16

3/10/16, "In Ohio, John Boehner’s GOP Legacy Crumbles With the Rise of Donald Trump," Wall St. Journal, Patrick O'Connor, Springfield, Ohio

"Race to fill former House speaker’s seat shows how the Republican Party establishment he helped build is being swept away."...

"Ann Becker, an influential tea-party activist from West Chester Township, in the heart of Mr. Boehner’s district, says the rivalry between activists and the establishment is especially intense partly because the outsiders felt shunned by Mr. Boehner and his allies.


If they had just opened their arms to the conservative movement like Democrats embrace liberal activists, we would be the most powerful political party by far,” she said. “Instead, we’re treated as agitators and troublemakers.”
 
Ms. Becker lost her seat on the Butler County GOP after a fight with Boehner loyalists in the Cincinnati suburbs. Mr. Boehner tweeted congratulations to her opponent.

She now is running for Ohio’s central committee, which manages Republican operations and fundraising and decides which candidates to support....

Rank-and-file GOP primary voters are aiming their frustration at elected officials, making the district fertile terrain for Mr. Trump and his supporters."...(excerpt begins a few paragraphs after chart in article)


===========

Comment: The above Wall St. Journal article was subscription. I paid the $12 only because the topic was Ohio.




....................


No comments:

Followers

Blog Archive

About Me

My photo
I'm the daughter of an Eagle Scout (fan of the Brooklyn Dodgers and Mets) and a Beauty Queen.