Republicans need Karl Rove now more than ever.
Despite conservative talkers urging Karl Rove to exit stage left, Republicans desperately need Rove. Not Rove the political prognosticator who predicted Mitt Romney would win comfortably, but Rove the strategist who put together the winning campaigns of 2000 and 2004.
The Republican campaigns of 2008 and 2012 were abysmal. Yes, they had some obstacles to overcome, but their efforts failed to follow even the most basic fundamentals of campaigning.
While Democrats detest Rove because of his “dirty” attacks, it is worth taking a second look at his strategy. Rove succeeded in the...