Rating a Renegade
It's discouraging that so many republicans oppose Senator John McCain, because he's just what President George W. Bush promised to be but finally never was — a uniter, not a divider [Feb. 4]. At a time when the nation needs to come together under the unifying leadership of a moderate consensus builder, the neoconservative élites that have come to dominate the Republican Party want confrontation. The only way to save the Party is to drop the ideologues, who are more interested in waging a culture war than in uniting the nation to face...

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