But Joe Barton of Texas, also considering joining the House Republican leadership race, doesn't see the party of Reagan as extreme.That is so awesome I can't even stand it. Good luck getting your party back together -- with your eye on the ball like that, nothing can get in your way. Posted by illovich at November 12, 2006 03:51 PM
"Our party does not suffer the affliction of being a boiling mad collection of fringe interests with notions so cockeyed that they ultimately rub each other rawand make average Americans cringe," Barton said. "Republicans will never be that."