Having served as a CRP officer for six years and a Lincoln Club Chairman for eleven, I’ve got a keen interest in our State, and the state of affairs for the California GOP. I’ve read many of the blog posts and commentaries written over the past few days from candidates for CRP office as well as others. I think most are missing some important points, perhaps important questions.
First of all, the CRP is fortunate to have former legislator Jim Brulte running for the chair position. Jim brings experience, perspective, calm and credibility at a time when the State GOP needs all of those attributes to chart its way forward. He’ll have the credibility to pursue out of the box strategies, and he will have to.
But I am going to ask Mr. Brulte and others to consider some questions before they pour lots of resources into rebuilding, because I really don’t believe we’ve made a thorough enough assessment of the problems we face, and until we understand the problems, solutions without all necessary information are doomed to fail or just become expensive experiments.
I submit that we need to have lots and lots of data about our… Read More