Ann Coulter: Doesn't it take two to gridlock?
Conservative commentator Ann Coulter is making the rounds to promote her new book "Demonic: How the Liberal Mob Is Damaging America." And get this: Her message, according to the New York Daily News, is that Democrats engage in groupthink behavior and collectively shut down their opponents. Uh, doesn't it take two parties to gridlock? Unless, of course, her message has an underlying meaning that acknowledges her party has become unwieldy. One of our readers, "GordonSantamonica" describes the fractured GOP like this:
[T]here is confusion among the Republicans.
I call them the RRRRR … Repetitive Rhetoric Regressive Rescinding Republicans.
We are a Democracy and hence need the two party system in some form or another. Having said that it truly appears that within the Republican Party there are now evolving what appears to be at least three different Republican Parties ….
1. The Tea Party.
2. The Conservative Party.
3. The Who am I and what the heck am I doing here Party?
Each presents what they consider to be the appropriate ingredients in their political recipe to win in 2012. [...]
--Alexandra Le Tellier
Photo: Ann Coulter arrives at the 2011 Time 100 Gala ceremony in New York on April 26, 2011. Credit: Lucas Jackson / Reuters