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Estudia espanol!

Clifton4 Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 9:01 AM
Welcomed or shunned? Aren't most all people shunned for breaking the law? As soon as the presidential votes were in, the talking heads on TV were already ringing their hands over the fact that 70 percent of the Latino vote went to Obama. The knee-jerk reaction is for Republicans to get ahead of Democrats on providing amnesty to illegal aliens. (Republicans should be talking about how to better communicate their principles rather than running away from principles like the rule of law and trying to out-Democrat Democrats.) A good deal of information about the topic is not being shared with the public and I blame that on people like you Mr. Greenberg who want to take the surface, feelings route.

A great political party with a long history can survive defeat, even learn from it and grow stronger. But a party that does not learn from its defeats, that appears unable to adapt and grow, cannot remain great. It will join the extensive collection of long-ago American parties, like the Federalists and Whigs and many another, as just another artifact of American history.

After its defeat in this year's presidential election, the Republican Party has much to learn. The principal theme of its presidential ticket -- fiscal responsibility and the economic growth it could underwrite -- was obscured by the...