Tuesday, May 24, 2005
Have the Republicans Wedged Themselves?
Business groups are objecting to the Republican's efforts to appease right-wing religilous zealots:|
But since then, it has become clear the judicial showdown could doom initiatives on taxes, legal liability protections, Social Security and other priorities. Last week, NAM spokesman Darren McKinney said not only would the group stay out of the fight, but "we hope that leveler heads prevail" before the confrontation virtually shuts down the Senate.Republicans giving themselves a wedgie? How very sad...
Mark A. Bloomfield, whose business-backed American Council for Capital Formation pushes for lower taxes on savings, investment and inheritances, said the business community is no longer the GOP's base.
(Source: Washington Post, Business Groups Tire of GOP Focus On Social Issues, May 24, 2005