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The Republicans' Primary Problem

McMichael Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 12:15 PM
The Republicans' Primary Problem? Simply stated: They are largely weakling quisling collaborators, scared to death to wage an all out political war against the Leftist radicals that make war on them.
Peter841 Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 1:04 PM
I have always agreed with that. There just to nicey nicey as if this is a gentlemen's war. Eistein's definition of stupity is trying the same thing over and over again with no change in the results. If the"give me's" exceed 50% of the electorate, we're done. Romney was right about the 47% but his remarks were demonized ad nauseum to great effect.

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.

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