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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

Drifter Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 2:09 PM
All this is fine but let's not forget the 100 precincts in Ohio that went 100% to 108% for Obama without a single vote for Romney or anyone else. let's not forget the thousands of precincts allover the country where Obama scored 99% of the vote. Also, lLet's also not forget the three million conservative base voters who couldn't stomach a stealth liberal candidate and stayed home
ladyofthemanor Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 9:46 PM
Okay, we will remember that. It's possible those three mill conservative base voters may stay home again no matter who our next candidate may be. Does anyone accurately know this non-voting bloc were white conservative Repubs or what??

In the wake of Mitt Romney's loss, many Republicans say the GOP must make far-reaching changes to be competitive in future elections. White voters are a smaller and smaller part of the electorate, they point out, while Latinos and other minorities are growing as a percentage of the voting public. Unless the Republican Party reinvents itself to appeal to those voters, the argument goes, the GOP can get used to being out of power.

There's something to that. The electorate is changing, and the Republican Party needs to keep up with the times. But the more fundamental answer to the...