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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

Frank130 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 9:53 AM
"In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In" Big government, flip-flopping, RINO Romney was NEVER someone you could believe in and was not wanted by most real conservatives. The only one with guts to speak the truth & offer real solutions was Ron Paul who the MSM & GOP Establishment ignored, dismissed or ridiculed. I think he would have beaten Obama if nominated. He'll be too old to run in 2016, but someone for small Constitutional government & a balanced budget is who the GOP needs. But doubt it will happen. The GOP, like the Democrats, are controlled by the Power Elite pushing for bigger (not smaller) government & less freedom (not more freedom).
anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 10:25 AM
OF COURSE it will not happen unless there is a MAJOR reformation of the republican party. the current GOP establishment is very much pro-big government and anti-liberty. this is why they promoted big government romney and ridiculed the liberty candidate, ron paul.

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...