. The Christian Party. Here's how it breaks down: The Christian Party takes the pro-life, anti-gay rights and small government people. Palin, Bachmann, Beck, those folks. They're so convinced they speak for America, fine, good luck with that, knock yerself out. The Republicans lose many, BUT they keep the fiscal conservatives and add many independents who are turned off by the social issues dogma. They also grab some Democrats for the same reason. The Democrats lose some too, the more vehement social issues types who recognize the value of limited government. Re-arrange the deck chairs a bit, and that may create three viable parties. There are a couple of things I'd love to watch: First, how many people claim to be Christian but would not vote that way, and second, how many people who would move into the GOP once the religious zealots are no longer in control. Okay, let me have it. .