Articles such asa href=”http://www.msnbc.msn.com/id/12729893/” this one /amake it sound like Conservatives are fleeing the Republican Party in droves. However, some are just disenchanted with the GOP and want to know how the party will address their concerns. Today, we are talking with Ken Mehlman, the chairman of the a href=”http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Republican_National_Committee”Republican National Committee /a and a href=”http://www.usnews.com/usnews/opinion/baroneblog/home.htm”Michael Barone/a, Senior writer for emUS News World Report/em and principal coauthor of a href=”http://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/redirect?link_code=as2path=ASIN/0892341122tag=wwwviolentkicomcamp=1789creative=9325″emThe Almanac of American Politics/em./aimg src=”http://www.assoc-amazon.com/e/ir?t=wwwviolentkicoml=as2o=1a=0892341122″ width=”1″ height=”1″ border=”0″ alt=”” style=”border:none !important; margin:0px !important;” / Chairman Mehlman discusses what the GOP is trying to do to keep the constituents happy and touches on topics of immigration and spending. We then turn to political expert, Michael Barone, for a discussion of the possibility of a third party in the 2008 Presidential election–he thought Oprah might have a chance! I sure hope not. br /br /You can listen to the podcast by a href=”http://podcasts.instapundit.com/MehlmanBaroneShow051106.mp3″clicking here/a or a href=”http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=116559643s=143441″subscribe via iTunes./a You can listen to our previous podcasts at the podcast archive a href=”http://instapundit.com/archives/cat_podcasts.php”here,/a and there’s a dialup version a href=”http://www.instapundit.com/extra_archives/2006_02.php#028499″here./abr /br /As always, comments and suggestions are welcome.