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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

arpiem Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 10:46 AM
A lot of people stayed home because they felt Romney was not conservative enough. To do that and allow obama to have another four years was idiotic, and we're all going to pay for it in both the short term and long term. Obamacare will never be repealed and we'll get two more ultra-liberal SC justices. Boehner's already beginning to cave on raising taxes. As my mother used to say, they cut off their noses to spite their faces. Great move!
Harold15 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 12:21 PM
Whether Romney won or lost, Boehner, our Weeper of the House, would still cave on raising taxes. He has no courage to oppose them. Neither to the other Republicans in either house. The supply of courage has been depleted and no one is ordering a fresh supply.
MacQ - Texas Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 1:30 PM
Not sure how you figure that. But you've already shown us you're an idiot.
MacQ - Texas Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 11:17 AM
Yes..these "real conservatives"....
Drifter33 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 11:03 AM
Can't disagree with your assessment.

Obama's side did show a big loss in enthusiasm--we could have replaced him. But didn't.

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...