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Where to Adjust, Where to Stand Firm

Kibitzer Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 10:19 AM
There is no problem with holding ideals, but to win elections you have to know the electorate that you are dealing be with. If the majority of the electorate cannot be persuade to embrace your ideals, then you must accept that and change your position so that they will while holding as close to you principles as possible. Failure to do so means you will fail.

The proper path for the Republican party lies somewhere between changing our entire agenda and standing steadfastly on everything. Opinions will differ on the best way forward, as we have seen in the week and a half since the sucker punch of Election Day.

Most conservatives seem to be coping well. We spent a lot of time during the campaign wondering if America as we recognize it would survive a second Obama term. Ever the pragmatists, we now seem committed to doing our part to minimize the damage.

But as we seek to mitigate the harmful effects of...