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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

hwimberly Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 3:46 PM
Obama is a big fraud!! He's not a class warfare warrior. The 1% has gotten richer under Obama. The gap between the rich and poor has increased under Obama. Poverty is up. Unemployment is up. Blacks and Hispanics have had it worse. Under Obama the Feds cheap money parade will continue. This just enriches the "evil" 1% and hurts the middle class and poor. So, Obama has made it worse for the people he claims to want to help.

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...