There is a "Civil War" (meaning a war that is civil) going on in the two "conservative" camps.
One camp is made up with the conservatives that focus on economic issue. The other camp are the ones whose focus is on social issues. Matthew Boyle of The Daily Caller does a pretty good job at explaining the differences and seeing the need for the two to come together.
Inside the conservative civil war: Social vs. fiscal conservatism
Conservative advocates debated the social versus fiscal divide in Tea Party and GOP circles at a Family Research Council symposium Friday, headlined by The New York Times’ conservative columnist Ross Douthat.
Douthat said the Tea Party movement, though aimed at cutting government size and spending, is electing candidates that are just as socially conservative as they are economically conservative – whether it be Joe Miller in Alaska or Christine O’Donnell in Delaware.....
You might want to go read the entire article.