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How Republicans Can Find Themselves

Illbay Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 9:58 AM
...evangelical Christians realize they are a minority of even REPUBLICAN voters, and learn to work well with others, they are going to be a DRAG on the conservative movement. Not that they are wrong about much of what they say...they simply think no one else can possibly be right, and they won't accept that some things - like religious doctrine - simply are NOT political issues. Evangelicals aren't the only problem, but they ARE the only ones I hear coming on MY radio every day griping about Mitt Romney. When pressed, many of them admit they didn't vote. So now they have Obama. And themselves to blame for it.

Soul-searching is not in the GOP’s blood. Many Republicans see themselves as stoic, rugged and hardworking individuals. But after twice losing the White House to an ex-community organizer and failing to mobilize the base, Republicans need to take a trip to a mountainous valley, sip some tea and meditate.

In the quiet of nature, I think Republicans would find that the solutions to winning lie within themselves. After my own reflection, I developed three key insights into how the GOP can win presidential elections going forward:

#1 Keep an open mind

Early on, talking heads like Ann Coulter disparaged Romney...