1974: Watergate was going to be the death of the Republican Party.
1980: The Moral Majority was going to be the end of the Republican Party.
1982: Reagan's "extremism" and defecit spending was going kill the Republican Party.
1988: The battle between the moderates and conservatives was going to be the death of the Republican Party.
1992: Intervention in the Balkans was going to kill the Republican party.
1994: Its opposition to the Crime Bill, to Hillary!Care and its allegiance to the NRA was going to kill the GOP dead.
1995: The squabbling over the government shutdown was going to rip the GOP apart.
1996: The Buchanan/Dole battle was going to tear the GOP limb from limb.
1998: Impeachment was going to render the Republicans a laughinstock for the foreseeable future.
1999: The soul-searching over the Balkans was going to make the GOP self-destruct.
2000: The McCain/Bush battle was going to rend the GOP asunder.
2002: The battle over gay marriage was going to make the Republians erupt in internecine war.
2003: The budget was going to cause the GOP to eat their own.
The Republicans. We're too busy winning to die.
Posted by Mitch at
March 25, 2005 05:01 AM
UPDATE: Did you notice how fast this "Schiavo=conservative crackup" meme spread? It went from nowhere on Monday to everywhere yesterday.