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Conservatism Killing the GOP?

merlinblack Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 9:53 AM
As far as the socialism vs "free market" at the national level argument, I think that's a bit of a generalization. Read up on various African nations history in the last 60 years and your opinion may become a bit more nuanced. Your goal of disenfranchising those you disagree with is just disturbing though. Not that the "non-taxpayers" statement even makes a whole lot of sense as a standalone statement without way more qualifications and context being added. By some interpretations of that statement we would disenfranchise entire states (e.g. Alabama) since its citizens, in aggregate, contribute a negative amount to the national fiscal bottom line.
As President Obama enters his second term, what "mandate" does he enjoy? His liberal media enablers are boldly declaring that somehow his four-point victory was a "shellacking," and the Republican Party is in danger of "ceasing to be a national party." They're very blunt about what's killing the GOP: conservatism.

It's not helping the GOP that some of its conservative leaders are acting thoroughly intimidated.

On the Feb. 10 "Meet the Press," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said the Republicans needed to "connect our conservative principles with helping people and making their life work again." This only invited NBC...