Meet The Press: Broder Says You Just Can't Please The CPAC Crowd

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On Meet The Press, Dean David Broder either carefully gives the McCain naysayers in the GOP the opening they need to come back into the fold, or dismisses their importance outright by saying that even the Patron Saint of Republicans, Ronald Reagan, was not embraced by this same CPAC crowd.

I had an interesting conversation with Frank Fahrenkopf who was the Republican National Committee Chairman when Ronald Reagan was President. And he was recalling that exactly the same people who were raising hell with John McCain now at CPAC and these other conservative conventions were doing the same thing with Ronald Reagan when Reagan was in the White House. And he said there is an element in that conservative wing of the Republican party that are just “agin-ers” and these folks have a limited constituency.


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