Campbell admits that the people don’t trust the GOP

There is an interesting editorial in today’s O.C. Register. Their editorial board interviewed Congressman John Campbell. What he had to say was a breath of fresh air, particularly for those of us who have left the GOP. Here are a few excerpts from the editorial:

It’s not the best of times to be a Republican. The Orange County GOP continues to back a sheriff who is under indictment. The state’s Republican governor is trying to paper over a projected $14 billion budget deficit. And the national Republican Party, now a minority in Congress, is facing an uphill battle to retain the White House in 2008.

Yet these disparate problems have a similar root cause, according to U.S. Rep. John Campbell, the Irvine Republican who engaged in a wide-ranging discussion with the Register’s Editorial Board on Tuesday. The problems stem from the public’s loss of trust in the party, he said. That loss of trust

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