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4 Reasons The GOP Would Be Foolish To Dump Social Issues

Henry159 Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 1:59 PM
Or Perhaps the 4th Amendment: "The right of the people to be secure in their persons, houses, papers, and effects, against unreasonable searches and seizures, shall not be violated, and no Warrants shall issue, but upon probable cause, supported by Oath or affirmation, and particularly describing the place to be searched, and the persons or things to be seized." This is the so-called "Right to Privacy" that libertarians and liberals alike believe should be granted to everyone who does just about anything behind closed doors. But then, there is the "probable cause" clause, isn't there? So, laws in favor of some things and against others - "meddling" - are not addressed here.

Win, lose or draw, we're always supposedly hitting a tipping point where social issues just no longer work for the Republican Party. At first glance, this would appear to be a rather puzzling sentiment. After all, in 2010, despite the fact that the GOP was just as socially conservative as we were this year, the Republican Party had its best year in half a century. Furthermore, in 2008 and 2012, the GOP lost despite running moderate candidates who were soft on social issues and who barely brought them up at all. If anything, you'd think that seeing two non-social conservatives...