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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

johnm h Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 7:32 AM
Fraud may have been the decisive reason, but still nearly half of the people voted for Obama. The Republican establishment failed us again because they share many of the false narratives that close democrats in their circle of illusions. The media talking heads share those illusions. How do you break out of the Alice in Wonderland world? Grass roots work a the state and local level. States have the power to adopt school choice, and can resist a lot of Federal mandates if they are willing to live without federal money. Let's get going, we have a country to save.

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...