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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

Missourimule2 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 8:06 PM
I'm sorry, but I vehemently disagree with this premise, as stated in Mr. York's article: "Romney is an able, accomplished, intelligent and hard-working man, but Republicans knew from the start he was an imperfect candidate. During the primaries, GOP voters tried every alternative possible before finally settling on Romney. He remained a flawed candidate in the general election." The intent of every primary -- Republican or Democrat - is to pick the best candidate from those who are in the running . . . . that's what we did. And then, we told everyone that would listen, that he wasn't good enough. WE beat our own candidate. We'll never win, as long as we have "loser" stamped on our voter registrations.
Corbett_ Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 10:04 PM
If Romney was the best you Republican had to offer, then it is time you shut up shop and let freedom loving people get on with the work of building a truly conservative (i.e., Constitutional) party.

In the wake of Mitt Romney's loss, many Republicans say the GOP must make far-reaching changes to be competitive in future elections. White voters are a smaller and smaller part of the electorate, they point out, while Latinos and other minorities are growing as a percentage of the voting public. Unless the Republican Party reinvents itself to appeal to those voters, the argument goes, the GOP can get used to being out of power.

There's something to that. The electorate is changing, and the Republican Party needs to keep up with the times. But the more fundamental answer to the...