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The Republicans' Primary Problem

Bob570 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 8:53 AM
Of course it could have helped somewhat if we had a Candidate that understood, not all the 47% wanted to be on the dole, and would have swung our way, if said candidate had demonstrated he understood.

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...