On his Thursday show, talk radio host Mark Levin argued that the leadership of the Republican Party must be replaced if conservatives are to prevent the country from declining.
He declared, “If we do not clean out the current leadership in the Republican Party … the country’s going to continue to unravel, the Republican Party too.”
He blasted “neo-statists” who claim to be conservatives, but “would have conservatives abandon the high ground of the Founding principles for the quicksand of a soft tyranny.” And named Michael Gerson, Karl Rove, Jeb Bush, George Bush, John Boehner, and Mitch McConnell as “non-conservatives who pretend to be conservatives.”
“By abandoning principle for efficiency the neo-statist, it seems, is no more bound to the Constitution than is the statist. John Boehner is no more bound to the Constitution, Mitch McConnell is no more bound to the Constitution, and it’s sad to say, the majority of Republicans in the House are no more bound to the Constitution than the statist,” Levin said, adding, “They don’t believe in what we believe in.”
He warned that conservatives should not fall prey to the “deceitful” arguments of the Republican Establishment. Levin pointed out that Republicans increased spending, failed to secure the border, and did nothing to bring the federal government back to its constitutional role despite controlling the House, Senate, and White House from 2000-2006.
“Our biggest obstacle is the Republican Party” he concluded. “If the Bush family had had its way…if Karl Rove had had his way, if Mitch McConnell had had his way, had Thad Cochran…had had his way, Ronald Reagan would never have been the Republican nominee for president.”
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