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Will Republicans Ever Win the Presidency Again?

Benga Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 5:06 AM
specific people as my political adversary. Wealthy citizens who use their leverage to do things for what I consider as the larger public good get my full embrace. The Left also doesn't view corporations as evil inherently, but as servants to a system that often rewards paying as little as possible to workers, as few taxes as possible, and avoiding as much regulation as possible, even if that regulation might protect the workers or the public. It isn't the CEO's fault--he doesn't (officially) write the laws, and he should try to make as much money as he can. But the citizenry has an interest in protecting and bettering ourselves also, and the public good is not always in line with the corporate model. As per the Estate Tax, I agree that
In the aftermath of the reelection of the worst president since James Buchanan, the question must be asked. Clearly, the Republican Party is on the downswing. But why?

There are two easy answers. Neither of them is correct. The first answer is advanced by proponents of liberalism. They say that the 2012 election was an ideological election, the seminal, long-awaited decision of the American public to fully embrace their inner socialists. This argument posits that Mitt Romney was an extreme conservative, Barack Obama was an extreme liberal, and the American people cast their lot with the liberal.

That argument is incorrect. As...