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Can GOP's Local Success Translate to Federal Level?

Andy544 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 11:13 AM
My votes for McCain (both in 2008 and 2010) and Romney and Flake (in 2012) were my LAST votes for a GOP candidate, unless I am certain that candidate is NOT a RINO Internationalist...
SMyles Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 11:50 AM
Yea I exaggerated. 50 lifetimes is pretty long.
Andy544 Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 11:32 AM
Actually, the 'war' we are talking about here has lasted 4,000 years......and, according to Scripture, it will be 'wrapping up' fairly soon....
SMyles Wrote: Feb 01, 2013 11:24 AM
Good for you Andy. It's insanity to export war all over the world. Arming both sides in a war that has lasted an eternity.

The Republicans are doomed. Conservatism is over. President Obama is conducting a mop-up operation at this point.

That's the basic consensus in places like New York City, Washington, D.C., and other citadels of blue America.

And let's be fair, liberals have every reason to gloat -- a little. The GOP has its troubles. Long-term demographic trends; often-irrational animosity from Hollywood, the media and academia; a thumbless grasp of the culture on the part of many Republicans: All of these things create a headwind for the party and the broader conservative movement.

But here's the weird part. That's all true of presidential...