Worshipping Mammon: Wall Street Benefits from Attacks on Social Conservatives

Whitman is a self-styled moderate, so she has to find some other part of the GOP to blame for the defeat of a fellow moderate like Sen. McCain. In 2004, she and Bostock published it’s My Party Too: The Battle for the Heart of the GOP and the Future of America. In this book, they argued that the Republican Party had been taken hostage by "the people who base their votes on such social issues as abortion, gay rights and stem cell research. Unless the GOP freed itself from their grip, we argued, it would so alienate itself from the broad center of the American electorate that it would become increasingly marginalized and find itself out of power.”
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