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The Republicans' Primary Problem

jniewicki Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 7:29 AM
Exactly right, and it is those who voted for Romney in the primary that are truly at fault. We cannot blame Romney for being Romney, but we can blame those who voted for the ethical equivalency of Obama. I write about this here: Republicans get what they deserve: Election 2012 Republicans must stop nominating candidates with the ethical equivalency of their opponents. The election of 2012 is over and the result is indicative of any choice one must make between two marginally . . . http://www.gather.com/viewArticle.action?articleId=281474981746625
annfan_777 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 7:55 AM
It wasn't Romney's ethics that were in question - they were fine. It was that he is a "moderate" RINO and not a genuine conservative.
Earl29 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 8:00 AM

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...