Writing for the Wall Street Journal, American Enterprise Institute president Arthur C. Brooks recently suggested that the G.O.P. is way off base in their assumptions about the moral arguments that resonate most with the American people. Their focus on the economic advantages of capitalism and "values-voter" issues like abortion and gay marriage miss the mark, Brooks suggests. Instead, Republicans must convince the electorate that they are just as concerned about the plight of the poor and downtrodden as Progressives, and further that Republican policies are more effective at addressing these problems than those implemented by the Liberal nanny state....
Without the invasion of Mitt's privacy who, other than the rich donors, would have heard Mitt claim that the 47% depend on government checks and wont vote for anyone who wants to change that? When the 47% did find out what he said they voted for the guy who promised to keep the checks coming, imagine that.
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