Griper Blade: GOP Loser-Heroes and the Conservative Cult of Victimhood

By Terry Canaan One of the more overlooked hurdles to the big Republican Party rebranding project is the fact that the base loves victims. Sarah Palin perfected cashing in on this tendency, making a career out of being a victim of the “lamestream media.” And their love of victims necessarily makes them lovers of losers. Anyone who can play the victim card while saying, “I just might’ve won if it wasn’t for…” is a hero. As is the case with Mike Huckabee, you can even get a show on Fox News. This isn’t universally true, of course — neither John McCain nor Mitt

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