Electoral Strategy 2008

The registration refused to work for me yesterday, s0 I delayed posting this. It is worth checking out. Courtesy of Democracy Project.

A number of conservative luminaries have started The Victory Caucus. This isn’t hard conservatives ranting about RINO’s, a posture which I personally think is both needlessly insulting and stupid. This is responsible figures who place national security above party.

So the House vote is over , and the Democrats have had their day and their defeatist, non-binding resolution. So what do we do now?

We begin organizing in earnest to ensure that in November 2008, voters will have a slate of strong candidates who believe in Victory.

This will be a long and serious effort, but it starts now. We have established a team within the site that will focus on identifying strong candidates — veterans, ideally — as well as teams devoted to identifying White Flag Republicans and their antimatter opposites, the Blue Dog Democrats. These three groups will be at the forefront of our efforts to identify the districts where we can do the most good: whether that is to replace a defeatist Democrat with a new Republican victory candidate — or to help a Blue Dog Democrat who is strong on the war take down a White Flag Republican. Here, party comes second: victory — and country — come first. If this sounds appealing to you, be sure to register, and then you can join the teams you feel you can best contribute to….