Principles are only worth sticking to if your opponent is also principled. Republicans keep forgetting the old truism that the aggressor makes the rules. Democrats are the aggressors and they are utterly UNPRINCIPLED.
So Republicans should be fighting like Sherman Marching to the Sea. Not losing with honor and their principles intact. That just makes you losers and nobody will remember your principles.
When the Left burned cities, 99% got a slap on the wrist and rarely jail time. Cons go wandering around the capital and they get a vast panoply of human rights violations against them. Obama was the most corrupt administration in recent history except Biden. But they don’t get investigated. Cons get dragged out of their house in the middle of the night by SWAT teams and shown off to the media over obscure regulations. Trump was investigated repeatedly and illegally for things that were never even CONSIDERED worthy of investigation in previous administrations.…
Nobody has been afraid of the Republicans in my LIFETIME. Lois Lerner can laugh at a congressional committee the Republicans are running and gets away with it. Strosz can smirk and preen. Bureaucrats and businessmen flat out lie to Republican leadership and nothing happens.But they don’t do that to Democrats. Why?Because if you do, the Left will kill you. They will f’ing DESTROY YOU.…
So why doesn’t the Right (metaphorically) kill people who disrespect their leadership? Why do the bureaucrats and businesses think they can screw over the Right but not the Left?*PRINCIPLES! PRINCIPLES! PRINCIPLES!The PRINCIPLES! PRINCIPLES! PRINCIPLES! crowd has been a Conservative Surrender Chorus for as long as I can remember.
A guest post by John Ringo. Read the whole thing.
Source: Principles Are A Grand Thing