Clete Wetli, Author at BamaPolitics.com

Clete Wetli is former Chair of the Madison County Democrats and a liberal political activist.

Trump CPAC Speech Shows GOP Is Lost

Clete Wetli | March 4, 2019 | Opinion Article

The GOP is no longer the party of conservatism. It’s certainly not the party of Lincoln anymore and it’s not the fabled, shining city on a hill envisioned by Reagan. It’s now more like a gaudy casino that has been hijacked by Trump and his enablers.

Alabama GOP About To Eat Crow Over Proposed Gas Tax

Clete Wetli | February 25, 2019 | Opinion Article Alabama GOP About To Eat Crow Over Proposed Gas Tax

After years of vociferously attacking any type of taxation or revenue increase for public services as inherently evil, the Alabama GOP is awkwardly poised to battle a rhetorical nightmare of its own creation. It ironically illuminates the hypocrisy of the GOP platform because finding revenue...

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