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The Republicans' Primary Problem

Bick4 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 12:00 PM
Yea, Romney is such a loser that he is the most moral, intelligent, articulate, accomplished person (in every area of his life, i.e., family, social, business, and political) running for president since at least Thomas Jefferson, and even Jefferson had more skeletons in his closet than Romney. The fact that he was not elected in a landslide says a lot more about the sad state of our country than it does about Romney. The fact is, S.17, you couldn't hold his jock strap, so you calling him a loser is pretty pathetic.

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...