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4 Reasons The GOP Would Be Foolish To Dump Social Issues

nawlins72 Wrote: Nov 25, 2012 6:32 AM
So Bush had no choice but to sign those bills? And your argument would absolve Obama from any responsibility for the deficits as well. I mean it is Congress that controls the purse strings, right?

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...