Many conservatives are still licking their wounds from election night, and understandably so. It was ugly almost any way you slice it. As we move beyond the initial stages of political mourning, an intense round of Righty fratricide is on the way. There will be nasty battles over the causes of Tuesday's mess, and vehement disagreements about where the Republican Party should go from here. One of the suggested paths will be to moderate on a host of issues. This approach may be wise on certain fronts, but wrong-headed on others. That's a separate discussion for another day. What...
Romney's and the Republicans' loss this time makes more sense if you consider that a great portion of the people who voted for him did so because they're already receiving freebies, dependent on or working for the government. Others perceive the Republicans as wanting to stop their party and put them to work. Someone who pays no taxes could not care less if you raise someone else's taxes and in fact wants you to raise their taxes to pay for their lifestyle. Stats show that 14 million fewer people voted in this election than last time and I can't help but think that since the Republican party decided to change the rules at the convention keeping Ron Paul supporters at bay along with Tea Party folks many of them stayed home
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