I have officially had it with the GOP. I'm done. I'm renouncing my membership to the Republican party. The reasons go back and forth between the bailout package, the endless government programs, and the fact that the GOP presidential candidate could not articulate the conservative message. But the straw that broke the camel's back was the trashing of Sarah Palin. Palin has been one of the best things to happen to the Republican party, and to see the way that the Republican Punditocracy reacted to her has me realing, especially combined with this new series of attacks by McCain aides. It's just sickening. It sends a strong signal - the Republican Party is no longer a conservative party. If you want conservatism, you have to go somewhere else.
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By the way, for those of you who are also concerned about the treatment of Sarah Palin, here are some ways you can show her support.