Some fear GOP is being carried to the extreme
All well and good, but it might be a better story if "some" turned out to be more than a grand total of two people. And even at that, one of the two is David Frum, who's been estranged from the loony bin wing of the party for nearly a year now. By contrast, the article quotes four people defending the crackpots. "Some" might indeed fear that the GOP is being carried to extreme, but apparently it's a pretty small movement so far.