J.D. asks does the kansas gop hate me?:
Look. I’m a secular conservative and a non-combatant in the “culture war”. I think we (my readers and I) can all agree on that.
You already chased me off with this unhealthy fixation on gay marriage and this “intelligent design” crap. I’m not really a “joiner” to begin with, but you together with the national GOP really made it easy on me.
It looks like you’re ready to pick a state party chairman. Your choices are… Phill Kline, Kris Kobach, and Tim Huelskamp.
Seriously, what did we ever do to you?
The answer to the first question is: Yes, they hate you and pretty much everyone else.
The answer to the second question: You gave them power, then took it away.
This has been your Saturday edition of Simple Answers to Simple Questions.
For context, Phill Kline is the panty-sniffing Attorney General who got tossed on his can by an angry statewide electorate. Kris Kobach is the Dominionist law school professor who lost a bid for Congress against Dennis Moore in no small part because of his extreme conservatism, and his bizarre ties to racist groups. Tim Huelskamp sponsored the marriage discrimination amendment and worked to block lifesaving stem cell research (and the products of such research!) from Kansas. He also drew an odd lesson from the most recent election, telling the Hutchinson News “I’m conservative, but if you look at polls of Kansans, they are as well.”
In the last election, conservative candidates like Connie Morris, Phill Kline, and Jim Barnett all lost. They were replaced by moderate Republicans and Democrats. How do you like those polls, Tim?
Simple answer? Not much.