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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

John5507 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 8:54 PM
ROFLMAO!!!! The GOP isn't going to wake up for at least 10 years. You can forget about 2016.
wpeeters Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 10:47 PM
America will not be here in 2016 anymore.
At least not the way we once knew it.
It will likely be a new Banana Republic ruled by a dictator.
With fewer inhabitants because the majority will have left.
jwilson804 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 8:20 AM
And we the people are going to just sit back and let it happen?????
Corbett_ Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 9:57 PM
The GOP is dead. The sooner people realize that and start the work needed to build an actual conservative party, the better.

Of course that assumes that the nation will exist in the future. That is doubtful. The coming economic collapse will bring about secession of the states that do not want to bail out California, Illinois, and New York.

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...