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How Republicans Can Find Themselves

Context Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 7:31 AM
Republicans certainly do not need to have large primary fields with candidates who have less chance of being the nominee than does a dog. We do not need to drag the primary on for MONTHS and leave our candidate bloody.
Robert128 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:02 AM
Actually what we don't need is the GOP leadership and the media telling us who "our candidate" is. The people who insisted Romney was the "front-runner" despite him being the weakest, most politically challenged candidate in the primaries are the ones responsible for this loss. Literally any of the other candidates would have been a better choice than Romney, but to cheat to keep Ron Paul from being on the ballot at the convention - that was the last nail in the GOP coffin. The GOP might never recover from that mistake.

Soul-searching is not in the GOP’s blood. Many Republicans see themselves as stoic, rugged and hardworking individuals. But after twice losing the White House to an ex-community organizer and failing to mobilize the base, Republicans need to take a trip to a mountainous valley, sip some tea and meditate.

In the quiet of nature, I think Republicans would find that the solutions to winning lie within themselves. After my own reflection, I developed three key insights into how the GOP can win presidential elections going forward:

#1 Keep an open mind

Early on, talking heads like Ann Coulter disparaged Romney...