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4 Reasons The GOP Would Be Foolish To Dump Social Issues

Mountain Rose Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 9:35 AM
Speaking of social issues, I am listening to this vile commercial by a Trojan Horse charity called Child Fund that (1) brags that Uganda is a great place to live because they prevent citizens from cooking on open fires and (2) the start schools that convince girls not to get married. This is a vile and evil organization, and part of our duty as conservatives is to remind the world that young women and their children are less likely to wind up in poverty if these girls DO get married before they become sexually active. One of the reasons that AIDS is so prevalent in Africa is because of sexual practices there. Just as an auto functions better if you follow the owner's manual, so we function better following the Manufacturer's guidlines.
George257 Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 10:37 AM
Entirely true, except that your sentence beginning "One of the reasons that....." should read, "The reason that.....".

Win, lose or draw, we're always supposedly hitting a tipping point where social issues just no longer work for the Republican Party. At first glance, this would appear to be a rather puzzling sentiment. After all, in 2010, despite the fact that the GOP was just as socially conservative as we were this year, the Republican Party had its best year in half a century. Furthermore, in 2008 and 2012, the GOP lost despite running moderate candidates who were soft on social issues and who barely brought them up at all. If anything, you'd think that seeing two non-social conservatives...