By Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb, Deseret News
Published: Sunday, April 24 2011 12:00 a.m. MDT
Frank Pignanelli & LaVarr Webb
A battle is underway between mainstream conservatives and far-right conservatives for the heart and soul of the Utah Republican Party. Who's winning?
Who owns the Republican party (and the Democrats for that matter)?The one who brings the most Cold-Hard-Cash to the table, that's who.
The GOP in owned by the radical right, plain and simple. Reagan wouldn't be
welcome in today's GOP. That's what's happened, and you all seem so oblivious
to that fact.
We can start by getting rid of everyone who voted for (either time), or signed,
HB477. We also need to take back the Republican party from the far right
wingnuts, and make its candidates more in line with the more moderate Utah
citizens' frame of
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Republican LaVarr Webb is a political consultant and lobbyist. Previously he was policy deputy to Gov. Mike Leavitt and Deseret News managing editor. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org. Democrat Frank Pignanelli is a Salt Lake more ..