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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

John248 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 1:53 AM
I think the GOP is washed-up. To this day neither Boehner nor McConnell have really stood their ground. I think the Tea Party needs to move from being a causus to being a major party for the Conservatives. We also need to be organized and smart.....when we hear of voter fraud, don't just report it! Damn It!!! Do something about it!

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...