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Thu., Sept. 6, 2012, 12:47 p.m.

Brent Hill Advocates GOP Big Tent

In a guest opinion that is appearing in southern Idaho newspapers, Idaho Senate pro tem Brent Hill targets Constitutionalists embedded in the Idaho Republican Party:

As I was traveling recently, I picked up a campaign brochure in which the candidate described himself as a "Constitutional Republican." The implication was that his fellow Republicans were somehow not "constitutional" — that they cared little about protecting the God-given rights delineated in the U.S. Constitution. Over and over again in the recent primary election campaign, candidates touted the Constitution as if they were the only ones who loved, honored or understood that great document. Such rhetoric is not only demeaning but dangerous. More here.

Question: Which political party has the biggest tent -- Democrats or Republicans?


Read more here: http://www.idahostatesman.com/2012/09/06/2260754/brent-hill-if-gop-abandons-big.html#storylink=twt#storylink=cpy



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D.F. Oliveria
D.F. (Dave) Oliveria joined The Spokesman-Review in 1984. He currently is a columnist and compiles the Huckleberries Online blog and writes about North Idaho in his Huckleberries column.

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