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The Republicans' Primary Problem

Larry in Texas Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 8:58 AM
Excuses, excuses, excuses. Never complain, never explain. Plain and simple. We lost in November because: ~ the I-don't-like-Romney crybabies stayed home. ~ voter fraud. ~ half the country are lazy, brainwashed, dumbed-down morons. That pretty much covers it.
The_Elite_Elite Wrote: Feb 10, 2013 9:33 PM
"The I-don't-like-Romney crybabies stayed home."

Yes, God forbid we actually wanted a candidate that disagreed with Obama on anything. There's no point in voting to replace Obama with someone who holds the exact same views as Obama. Sorry not all of us will accept anyone simply because they have that R next to their name. I don't vote for leftists no matter what party they are in.

Having just lost an election, many Republicans are anxious to remake our party in the image of Democrats. The theory seems to be that whatever we're doing isn't working, so we better change everything.

But in fact, whatever Republicans did in 2012 -- other than an overly long primary fight -- worked amazingly well, given the circumstances.

In a detailed analysis of the 2012 election, William A. Galston, a fellow with the liberal Brookings Institution, makes a number of fascinating observations that Republicans would do well to consider before embracing amnesty, abortion, gay marriage and Beyonce.

In my...