Is the Republican Party Imploding? (VIDEO)

Frank Cannon is president of the American Principles Project and a respected conservative political strategist with over 30 years of experience.

I think that what people are not looking at in this election is the fact that the Republican Party is tearing itself apart at the seams and that these — what are seemingly minor skirmishes happening at the state level represent a fundamental argument about what is the Republican Party. Is it in fact a set of issues chosen by the Chamber of Commerce? Do we care only about economics? Do we think of education as a subset of economics? Do we think of social issues as being already decided by some court on high and that religious practices are in fact arcane and need to be taken out of the public square? Have we really gotten to the point where we can integrate bathrooms in the grammar school level and can’t even fashion an argument about that?

And that is the model that has been hoisted on the Republican Party by the Chamber of Commerce for a number of years now. And there’s a rebellion among the voters, and how that rebellion is resolved is going to tell us a lot about where the future of politics is in the country…