I accept your assertion and apologize for jumping to the conclusion that he was a liberal.
Well, how many conservatives we're talking about is unknown. I think that behind closed doors, the vast majority of conservatives would admit this was a blatant set up. I'm a conservative and I've done so publicly. Weigel is a conservative, and he seems to acknowledge that likelyhood as well. So does whomever his un-named source is.I still fail to see how that turns into "some Conservatives".
There are other conservatives in this thread that have had the integrity and character to call a duck a duck as well - and probably among actual conservatives away from a place they could be quoted they'd confess the same thing.
So "some" meaning, "More than one, probably quite a few. I'd wager the vast majority. But they're not going to publicly admit it so we don't know exactly how many."
Enough that it merits some investigation if we genuinely care about our political system and social progress though.
And I'd rather at least attempt to discover the truth rather than accept the lie spoon-fed to us by political operatives. If we start accepting it now on our own behalf as conservatives, it won't be long before it's used against us as well.Frankly, I'd rather deal with what we do know than theorize about possibilities.
I've never argued we shouldn't take responsibility for our own actions. Quite the contrary in fact. Find any post in this thread by me that in any way excuses what Etheridge did. I can save you the trouble though; You won't find one.Are you kidding me? What happened to taking responsibility for your own actions?
On the contrary, what I've called for is some major accountability for Etheridge. I've also called for accountability for the political dishonesty, propaganda, and blatant degradation of our political system in order to try to discredit someone else's personal character rather than engage the issues.
If anything, I'm the only loud conservative voice I see in this thread that is calling for accountability. Accountability for every person involved, not just those that sit across the aisle from me.
I'm calling for that because I believe that the issues matter, because I believe character matters, and because to me integrity is not a sometimes thing.
Won't you join me?