"The Republican Party has lost its soul. It's no longer the party of Goldwater. For years, it was about small government, low taxes, fiscal responsibility. Foreign policy was always about, 'Look after ourselves first and humanitarian outreach second,' but it was never about having our own Roman Empire. ... I see Obama as the Democratic Ronald Reagan someone who can really bring us together and heal us as a nation. ... In the long term, a catastrophic loss in November could be very good for the party," - lifelong Nebraska Republican David Sayers.

This sentence in the piece also stood out:

There are two main strains to the Obamacan phenomenon: people who are inspired by Obama's post-partisanship, and those who want a complete blood transfusion for the GOP brand after the days of President Bush, Karl Rove and Tom DeLay.

Both here.

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