A tea party activist and New York Times bestselling
author says conservatives in today's political climate must realize
that moral issues unfortunately cannot be won at the ballot
Jerome Corsi believes the tea party will make a strong comeback in
the next two years, as Obama's second term takes a toll on the
American economy and the American people (see earlier story). But he believes the best
way for the GOP -- particularly conservative Republicans
-- to get elected is to concentrate on the fiscal issues.
"The tea party is going to have to move away from the moral
issues," he submits. "We can't fight these issues out as a tea
party; we can't fight these issues out as a conservative minority
within the Republican Party."
Corsi points out that hot-button issues like abortion fire up
the far-left base of the Democratic Party, when that issue must be
won with the sonogram.
"And you say wait a minute -- these are the children that
are being killed in an abortion? That's the battleground on
the moral issues in conscience, not the ballot box," the
"As soon as you raise it as a ballot box issue, you've got all
the radical feminists, all the people who are dead-set to kill
their babies saying you've deprived them of their right to do
He adds that the moral issues are probably not winnable at the
present time, but the fiscal issues are here today and must be