Can you say talking points? Somewhere inside the GOP, the message went out over the weekend that right-wing media and the "loons" on the AM dial don't speak for the party, or "real Americans."
Question: Was Friday's Chicago hate-fest the tipping point?
This is likely just a preview for the coming GOP civil war that will erupt in 2011 and 2012 surrounding the party's next presidential pick. Of course, what will be so fascinating to watch is that one side of the purely partisan debate will be led by media outlets. There will likely be a Fox News/talk radio candidate representing the far, far right.
UPDATED: Make that four. GOP strategist Mike Murphy over the weekend:
These radio guys can't deliver a pizza, let alone a nomination. And you can case study that out in the last election.