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The Republicans' Primary Problem

Beircheart2 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 10:55 AM
Every problem I've seen offered today, including your two as well as mine farther down, all stem from one. Conservatives are losing the culture war. Focus all you want on political this and strategy that but until we get the American people to change their un-American thinking, no progress will be made.

Having just lost an election, many Republicans are anxious to remake our party in the image of Democrats. The theory seems to be that whatever we're doing isn't working, so we better change everything.

But in fact, whatever Republicans did in 2012 -- other than an overly long primary fight -- worked amazingly well, given the circumstances.

In a detailed analysis of the 2012 election, William A. Galston, a fellow with the liberal Brookings Institution, makes a number of fascinating observations that Republicans would do well to consider before embracing amnesty, abortion, gay marriage and Beyonce.

In my...