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The Republicans' Primary Problem

hagar2 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 9:45 AM
I am opposed to regulating but stating the truth re the quality of reporting would be nice its so biased its no longer just opinion its being manipulated the talking points are so similar I think there is a ministry of propaganda

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...