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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 9:51 AM
"the right" today is best defined as those who just don't want to admit how "left" they actually are. there's isn't really that much difference in what they do, only in their rhetoric. the republicans are merely the democrat-lite party, almost always teaming up with the democrat party to grow and expand intrusive government at every opportunity. it's actually a one party republicrat system. elections are mainly for the purpose of making you THINK you have a choice when you go to vote.

In the wake of Mitt Romney's loss, many Republicans say the GOP must make far-reaching changes to be competitive in future elections. White voters are a smaller and smaller part of the electorate, they point out, while Latinos and other minorities are growing as a percentage of the voting public. Unless the Republican Party reinvents itself to appeal to those voters, the argument goes, the GOP can get used to being out of power.

There's something to that. The electorate is changing, and the Republican Party needs to keep up with the times. But the more fundamental answer to the...