McCain’s Credible Conservatism
Dennis Sanders is liking what he’s hearing, and I am too…
He does go after the Democrats, but he seems to express what is wrong with their ideas instead of saying that they are evil. He expresses a desire for small government, stating that government isnâ€™t the answer to every problem, but without all the anti-government rhetoric. He is willing to listen to those who disagree with him.
There is no talk about â€œfamily valuesâ€ or other hot button issues.
This is a face of the GOP that I think many people would like to see; a party that is dedicated to small and efficient government, one that is strong on defense and willing to work with the opposition for the common good. This is a message that can reach across party lines and attract independents.
McCain has, is and always will be more of a meat & potatoes type of conservative and I think it’s credible to suggest this could pull independent voters from the Dem nominee come November. Well, especially if it’s Hillary.
In any event, it’s heartening to hear these things from the Republican nominee because it suggests that the tone could change in Washington regardless of who wins the presidency. Well, maybe…