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The GOP: A Party in Flux

bucs68 Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 7:56 AM
I'm glad all these columnists are positive how Romney would govern if elected. I would like to see their proof because the man has been all over the charts. I don't think he even knows himself where he stands on most of the issues. I feel like the elites in the party selected him and crammed him down the throats of the conservatives and now let them elect him. They don't appear to want or need my help!!! I think he is another big government liberal. Just two of the stands he takes is evidence of that fact: homosexuals serving openly in the military and not taking a stand on Jerusalem being the capitol of Israel. That is all I need!!
TexasChris Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 9:41 AM
The only people that need to have a position on the capital of Isreal shold be citizens of that country.

Nacho Bidness, American busybodies. Butt out.

Editor’s note: A version of this article first appeared at

With Rick Santorum having dropped out of the race, Mitt Romney is apparently the Republican nominee for POTUS, barring a “black swan” event swooping down out of nowhere.

Why has the Republican Party taken so long to decide upon its presidential nominee? The two most common explanations given have been the structure of the primaries and the absence of an “ideal” candidate. Those are valid reasons, but there is one more that generally has been overlooked: The Republican Party itself is in a state of flux, and...