Anti-Establishment Fervor In, GOP Elders Out?

Thursday, March 22, 2012

Inside the dome of the US Capitol building (O Palsson/flickr)

Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush endorsed Mitt Romney yesterday, following the former Massachusetts governor's lopsided victory in Illinois. But whereas that might have been the gold-standard endorsement a few years back, the seal of establishment approval isn't so sought after these days.

Within today's Republican Party, anti-establishment fervor runs incredibly high. And as party loyalty has gone by the wayside, so too has the role once served by the party's established members.

Anna Sale, reporter for It's a Free Country, looked into the changing face of the Republican Party and joins us to discuss these changes and the implications on the GOP as we once knew it.

Guests:

Anna Sale

Produced by:

Marc Kilstein

Comments [1]

LaurieMann from Pittsburgh, PA

While the Etch-A-Sketch is the perfect Mitt toy, and the Chia-Pet is the perfect Newt toy, GI Joe (other than being plastic) is wholly wrong for Rick. Rick never served in the military. I think Rick's toy would be a Pope Benedict bobble-head doll.

Mar. 22 2012 09:18 AM

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