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Maybe Minorities' Values Need Changing

Justin265 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 3:18 PM
Pastorial, I would say that we do believe in those things. With respect to equality, we believe in equality of opportunity and equality under the law, for example. But we don't believe the federal government should play as great a role as it does now in terms of equalizing outcomes. With respect to fairness, we absolutely do beleive in it, but people have very different views of what "fair" means. If one thinks that unequal outcomes are by definition unfair, then we won't agree. But if one thinks that unequal opportunities or inequality under the law is unfair, then we agree. An example of something we'd like to do to address something we think is unfair is school choice (vouchers).

The most widely offered explanation for Mitt Romney's defeat is that the Republican Party is disproportionately composed of -- aging -- white males.

That is, alas, true.

But the real question is what Republicans should do with this truth.

There are two responses.

The nearly universal response -- meaning the response offered by the liberal media and liberal academics (and some Republicans) -- is that the Republican Party needs to rethink its positions, moving away from conservatism and toward the political center.

The other response is for conservatives and the Republican Party to embark on...