omg a bunch of radical pinko lefties don't like the GOP candidates. Stop the press! LOL.
Actually, I have to agree (in nicer language) with Varus here. It makes sense that the most progressive politicians in the conservative party are going to be liked more by progressive citizens, and the most conservative politicians in the progressive party are going to be liked more by conservative citizens.
For instance, in Australia, the major conservative party, The Coalition, who I wouldn't vote for in a pink fit, had Peter Costello and Malcolm Turnbull as major players, Ministers (Secretaries) and (very briefly) Leaders. I thought both of them were intelligent, compassionate men, and quite liked them. They were socially progressive, but economically conservative. Sadly, but unsurprisingly, their rises to power were brief, as people in their own party, and Coalition voters, didn't like them.
On the principles that People Are Stupid, Scum Rises To The Top, and Your Electronic Voting Systems Have Been Compromised, I'm going to predict you get Bachmann for POTUS.