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The Republicans' Primary Problem

Gazinya Wrote: Feb 06, 2013 6:47 PM
And lest we forget, The Obama had a 'lock' on at least 100 electorial votes before the Repubs even left the showers. Calif, Oregen, Washout are a lock for the Dems.. Biden would get their votes. But according to resent history the Repub establishment was quicker than a lizards tongue to snap at Conservative primary winners. I think some Dems got trampled in the rush to attack Conservative candidates.

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...