Here are some words from Chris Christie that will probably hearten conservative moderates. I don't think this means much for 2016, however. The core of the Republican Party is Southern white populism. There's no real way around that. Leadership might talk of moderation, but they didn't build a party for moderation. The occasional act of heterodoxy can't change that.
Chris Christie on the NRA
Some words from the New Jersey governor will probably hearten conservative moderates -- but won't mean much for 2016.