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7 Things The GOP Needs To Do To Start Turning It Around

Darkness Fish Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 12:55 PM
"Ryan seems a good man, and smart, too - but that's not going to light up the voters in 2016." As I said, he is not the ideal person for this, and I think we need several. I just objected to his being lumped in with the other three. I think he is much, much closer to Marco Rubio and Rand Paul than he is to Tammy Faye Boehner and Mitch McConnell.

Let's not sugarcoat it: we got our teeth kicked in on Tuesday. Sure, we added governorships and held our ground in the House, but we went backwards in the Senate and lost to an out-of-touch, incompetent, petty man who centered his campaign around Mitt Romney's bank account and Big Bird. We didn't get beaten by Bill Clinton in a great economy; we got beaten by another Michael Dukakis in the midst of a terrible economy. On the upside, if people have ever wondered what Jimmy Carter's second term would have looked like, then they're about to find out.