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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

Jo334 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 7:38 PM
This statement in the article says it all: Republicans knew from the start he was an imperfect candidate. During the primaries, GOP voters tried every alternative possible before finally settling on Romney. He remained a flawed candidate in the general election.
anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 10:18 PM
we could spend hours mentioning all the "flaws".
Corbett_ Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 8:15 PM
It is not a true statement. The GOP did NOT try the one candidate who actually was different from Obama. They did not try the man who campaigned for freedom, peace, honest money, fiscal responsibility, and limited, constitutional government.
NullifyNow Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 5:46 AM
How stupid are you? Ron Paul was not a Republican?

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...