Gov. Sanford writes:
First, let’s go back to the principle of saying what you mean and meaning what you say.He fills in the reasons for all three points in a succinct way that the GOP would do well to follow, and concludes:
Second, our loyalties need to be to ideas, not to individuals.
Finally, we need to look toward the states for answers, rather than toward Washington.
Where change must come, though, is in once again making our party one that governs on the principles it professes. That change starts with each of us in elected office, and more importantly, with each person who cares about returning to conservative principles making their voices heard.We have to find our way ... or we will be wandering the political wilderness for a long time.