September 14, 2009 |
Amid a rebirth of conservative activism that could help Republicans win elections next year, some party insiders now fear that extreme rhetoric and conspiracy theories coming from the angry reaches of the conservative base are undermining the GOP's broader credibility and casting it as the party of the paranoid. Such insiders point to theories running rampant on the Internet, such as the idea that Barack Obama was born in Kenya and is thus ineligible to be president, or that he is a communist, or that his allies want to set up Nazi-like detention camps for political opponents.
CALIFORNIA | LOCAL
December 11, 1992
Thank you for trying to show both sides of the Clinton/Summerland issue (Column Left and Column Right, Dec. 1) but neither Tom Hayden nor Joseph Farah revealed anything more than their dedication to the polarization between ultra-liberals and ultra-conservatives, which the electorate clearly rejected on Nov. 3. I strongly supported and voted for George Bush, but I see nothing wrong with Bill Clinton's acceptance of the Thomasons' largess....