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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

Murph25 Wrote: Nov 18, 2012 8:19 AM
Romney tried to play it safe. He didn't contest Obama and he didn't educate those young minds of mush. Giving indoctrinated college kids, bigoted ethnic groups, welfare recipients a choice of two visions for a country? Free stuff or work for a living - was just plain stupid.

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...