Republican direct-mail pioneer Richard Viguerie has a message for Tea Party Republicans considering forming a third party: The plan would be “dangerous for America” because it would result in the election of “evil” Democrats who would “rewrite the laws of this country so that people who that have our views and values may never win another election.”
In an interview with Phyllis Schlafly’s daughter Anne Cori on “Eagle Forum Live” this weekend, Viguerie said that the formation of a third party “does worse than just elect a Democrat.”
“If we have a strong third party movement, it would split the Republican vote and allow Democrats to win not only the presidency but govern most all states and the Congress,” he said. “And the Democrats being in many ways evil, I think, in their public policy approach, they would rewrite the laws of this country so that people who have our views and values may never win another election.”
“It would be so dangerous for America to split the Republican vote and allow Democrats to have super majorities that we may never win another election,” he said.
But Viguerie told Cori that he thinks the Tea Party faction is close to completely taking over the GOP: “Have faith, have heart, we are possibly within two or three years of taking over the Republican Party.”