Jeff Flake: A Book By A Fake Conservative With No Conscience

He votes with Republican leadership on consensus D.C. issues like amnesty, yet he lectures the grassroots on the importance of standing up to the party and to Trump when he betrays conservative principles. Barry Goldwater, R-Arizona, a conservative icon and one of Flake's political role models.

But it's not clear whether his book will prompt the president to personally wade into a potential effort to oust a sitting Republican senator. In fact, this is an excerpt from it. Oh, and did I mention that Flake, above all else, is flogging his new book which seems just subversive-lite enough to raise his national profile and burnish his political aspirations?

Yet you behave like you've suddenly awakened to find President Trump looming over you, golf club in hand, ready to strike.

What does - or should - the Republican Party represent in California, where it is outnumbered in state offices?

Okay, no, Flake doesn't say this is former US President Barack Obama's fault. "I think he's got a very compelling general election narrative, and he just needs to shore up his Republican primary narrative". If we want to preserve the benefits of globalization, we should probably rewrite the tax code in ways that will displease multinationals, and we should also probably nudge surplus countries such as China and Germany into being more constructive economic partners. "It was we conservatives who rightly and robustly asserted our constitutional prerogatives as a coequal branch of government when a Democrat was in the White House but who, despite solemn vows to do the same in the event of a Trump presidency, have maintained an unnerving silence as instability has ensued".

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However, Flake said that he has disagreed with other presidents in the past, but did not come under attack.

"Too often, we observe the unfolding drama along with the rest of the country, passively, all but saying, 'Someone should do something!' without seeming to realize that that someone is us", said Flake.

Flake asks. "If by 2017 the conservative bargain was to go along for the very bumpy ride because with congressional hegemony and the White House we had the numbers to achieve some long-held policy goals-even as we put at risk our institutions and our values-then it was a very real question whether any such policy victories wouldn't be Pyrrhic ones". This is, after all, an issue that unites Republicans and conservatives, and which appeals to large swathes of the American people. "But it was also a monumental dodge".

Fortunately, the "flaky" Arizona Senator is up for re-election in 2018.

So, what to do about it?

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"Jeff Flake is a liberal", Conservative Review Editor-in-Chief Mark Levin said on his radio show Tuesday.

In other words, Flake admirably has gotten the ball rolling.

Flake refused to endorse then-candidate Donald Trump's presidential bid, calling for Trump to drop out of the race after audio tapes surfaced in which Trump bragged about groping unwilling women.

Trump's campaign did deviate from a few conventional Republican positions - particularly on free trade and entitlements. And for more Republicans who have taken a stand against the POTUS...

For example, Flake writes that Republicans need to resist Trump's trade protectionism.

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In addition, the installation of an experienced, competent, and less combative Communications Director, who can craft the administration's message and do a better job of harnessing Trump's own brand of eloquence to deliver it, will be critical.

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