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The Republicans' Primary Problem

Ernest fm AR Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 8:49 PM
And you, of course, will be unable to hold a single cogent thought in your head, and will giggle, muttering "Amusing!". I imagine you would have the same reaction to almost anything happening in the world...

Having just lost an election, many Republicans are anxious to remake our party in the image of Democrats. The theory seems to be that whatever we're doing isn't working, so we better change everything.

But in fact, whatever Republicans did in 2012 -- other than an overly long primary fight -- worked amazingly well, given the circumstances.

In a detailed analysis of the 2012 election, William A. Galston, a fellow with the liberal Brookings Institution, makes a number of fascinating observations that Republicans would do well to consider before embracing amnesty, abortion, gay marriage and Beyonce.

In my...