Not sure why you think a left shift is a libertarian shift.
Didn’t say that. My point was that the GOP, in response to a changing electorate which is more liberal on social issues, will respond by becoming more libertarian on certain of those issues.
Sorry, but a large bulk of your response seems to be directed to a point I did not make. :-)
Your second mischaracterization is saying that the Defense of Marriage Act was the Dems doing.
Please respond to what I SAY, not your interpretation of what I said. The fact is that the DOM would not have become law without Democrats. It’s a bit hard to blame the GOP for something that a Dem president signed. :-)
But, the larger point here is that political parties evolve to new realities. With the DOM, most of the Dems in the House and Senate voted for it. Why? Because that’s where the electorate wanted at that time. Today, the DOM would get no Dem votes and have dissenters on the GOP side as well.
The point was that times change. Do you disagree?
Get you facts straight and your head straight. You don’t even seem to know where progressives stand on issues.
Oh please. I posted to you because you and I were in agreement about the GOP “not disappearing”. You seem to have assumed that I disagreed with you from the start, and responded accordingly.