"It may not happen until ..."
1) Byron York interviews
Republican strategist John Weaver who says:
"If it's 2012 and our party is defined by Palin and Limbaugh and Cheney, then we're headed for a blowout"
2) Matthew Continetti of the Weekly Standard blog, takes issue with the notion that "the GOP is outside the mainstream" and writes
It takes a while for the public to catch up. When they do - and it may not happen until 2016 - they'll go looking for someone who, in all likelihood, opposed the stimulus, cap-and-trade, and ObamaCare. He (or she!) won't be a moderate ...
TRANSLATION: To hell with moderate Republicans. We will gladly lose until, well, until whenever.
It's classic failed revolutionary talk.