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Will Republicans Ever Win the Presidency Again?

Emmet Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 9:19 AM
Take the immigration off table? You're right. The conservatives fight illegal immigration too long, and for what? America is the land of immigrant. But that was before 1930s. What happened in 1930s? Socialism happened. Because of socialism, now, it is tax payer's duty to support illegal immigrant. And on the other side of equation, illegal immigrants flooded in because their livelihood is, ahem, guaranteed. Meanwhile, conservatives became illegal immigrant hunting party. Get rid of socialism, you don't have to worry about illegal immigrant. And America can once more become a land of immigrants.
In the aftermath of the reelection of the worst president since James Buchanan, the question must be asked. Clearly, the Republican Party is on the downswing. But why?

There are two easy answers. Neither of them is correct. The first answer is advanced by proponents of liberalism. They say that the 2012 election was an ideological election, the seminal, long-awaited decision of the American public to fully embrace their inner socialists. This argument posits that Mitt Romney was an extreme conservative, Barack Obama was an extreme liberal, and the American people cast their lot with the liberal.

That argument is incorrect. As...