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4 Reasons The GOP Would Be Foolish To Dump Social Issues

Jondm Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 8:58 AM
There's a scene in NINOTCHKA where Greta Garbo as a Soviet emissary (in 1939), is asked how things are going in Moscow. She replies: The latest mass trials were a great success. There are going to be greater but fewer Russians". Mr. Hawkins will, no doubt, be delighted to have a stronger but tinier party.
Mountain Rose Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 9:39 AM
The Republican is a party of diverse opinions.

Unlike the Lefties, we don't participate in group think.

Therefore we must learn to compromise. The values voters give in a little, and those who lean toward Libertarianism give in a little. IN this manner, we overcome the influence of the toxic "Progressives" that ruin everything they touch.

Better to compromise with normal people that to be ruled by savages.

Win, lose or draw, we're always supposedly hitting a tipping point where social issues just no longer work for the Republican Party. At first glance, this would appear to be a rather puzzling sentiment. After all, in 2010, despite the fact that the GOP was just as socially conservative as we were this year, the Republican Party had its best year in half a century. Furthermore, in 2008 and 2012, the GOP lost despite running moderate candidates who were soft on social issues and who barely brought them up at all. If anything, you'd think that seeing two non-social conservatives...