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The Republicans' Primary Problem

MoreFreedom Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:08 AM
The Republicans are only fiscally responsible if you compare it to a Democrat budget. But you're right they aren't fiscally conservative either, only perhaps 30% of them are. Tom Massie said that only about 20 reps in the House were limited governmement proponents.

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...