Tuesday, May 07, 2013

About Pat Brady's blast

Greg Hinz chats with Pat Brady about the Illinois GOP: Pat Brady exits with blast, as Illinois GOP seeks new chief

Read more: http://www.chicagobusiness.com/article/20130507/BLOGS02/130509809/pat-brady-exits-with-blast-as-illinois-gop-seeks-new-chief#ixzz2SdkHJsLd

It's key Democratic constituencies blocking SSM in Springfield, not the GOP where I suspect there would be enough votes to make up for those missing Dems; if not for fear of voter backlash. 
Had Pat wanted to grow the GOP he would have seized the moment to join Rev Meeks on those Robocalls, or joined those Hispanics marching in Aurora. 
A businessman/lawyer run sort of party has a very hard time talking ideas on social issues, and overwhelmed building the bridges needed here between a religously guided and libertarian wings. 


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