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How Republicans Can Find Themselves

muckdog Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 1:06 AM
Katie, one interesting 2012 analysis came out about the demographics behind Obama's win. From the NY Times, Obama received the majority of votes in the income groups beow $50K, and lost to Romney when folks made more than $50K. In addition, Obama won high school dropouts, high school grads, but lost to Romney when folks had a college degree. Summary: Obama won the poor and less educated vote.

Soul-searching is not in the GOP’s blood. Many Republicans see themselves as stoic, rugged and hardworking individuals. But after twice losing the White House to an ex-community organizer and failing to mobilize the base, Republicans need to take a trip to a mountainous valley, sip some tea and meditate.

In the quiet of nature, I think Republicans would find that the solutions to winning lie within themselves. After my own reflection, I developed three key insights into how the GOP can win presidential elections going forward:

#1 Keep an open mind

Early on, talking heads like Ann Coulter disparaged Romney...