By John Flowers
The GOP civil war has pit Karl Rove versus the Tea Party and Chris Christie versus CPAC. But until now, this battle primarily has been the purview of the establishment versus the established anti-establishment. But no longer. Now with “Primary My Congressman!” you can join in the fun.
The website is the brainchild—and we use the term loosely—of the far right Club for Growth, which plays Harry to The Heritage Foundation’s Lloyd among conservatives’ orthodoxy cops.
Club for Growth’s president, former Rep. Chris Chocola, announced the website Wednesday, saying:
[italic]“The Republicans helped pass billions of dollars in tax increases and they have repeatedly voted against efforts by fiscal conservatives to limit government. PrimaryMyCongressman.com will serve as a tool to hold opponents of economic freedom and limited government accountable for their actions.”[/italic]
The way it works is, you head to the website and review the scorecards for the nine listed RINOs (Republicans In Name Only). Or, if you have a different fifth column in mind, suggest someone of your own.
For instance, let’s look at one of the nine: Rep. Steve Palazzo of Mississippi.