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Before We Give Up, Could We At Least Try Selling Our Ideas?

jblowthemidget Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 7:25 PM
Uh, and what of the harm to the nation caused by policies we know are bad? The debts piled onto our children and grandchildren? The unemployment? The just plain suffering. Sorry, but evil triumphs when good men do nothing.
We conservatives may never reach a consensus among ourselves as to the main factors that caused our election defeat, but surely we can agree that we must do a better job of selling our ideas.

Never mind, you say. The electorate has irreversibly become a taker class, and conservative ideas of self-reliance, personal responsibility and individual liberties will never appeal to a majority again, especially with demographics working against the GOP.

We must reject that, or we are as good as surrendering. To accept it, we are confessing our skepticism of the power of ideas, which itself is contrary to the conservative spirit.

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