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Party unity

By Phil Lawler ( bio - articles - email ) | Sep 12, 2003

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Conservative Republicans in California are facing a familiar request: They should support Schwarzenegger's gubernatorial campaign, because the muscular liberal can unite the party.

This is the standard liberal ploy. They can't back conservatives, because conservatives are "divisive." But conservatives should back liberals, because liberals promise unity. On their terms.

You know the drill: "Why do we have to keep arguing? If you'd just admit that I'm right, we could all agree!"

Phil Lawler has been a Catholic journalist for more than 30 years. He has edited several Catholic magazines and written eight books. Founder of Catholic World News, he is the news director and lead analyst at CatholicCulture.org. See full bio.

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