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Social Conservatives: GOP Can't Live Without Them

Neal from PA Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 7:04 PM
Let’s be very clear: The issue here is not liberalism or socialism. The core of the matter is the authority of “We the People” and our neglect in honoring and defending the Constitution and our founding principles. Who we are comes from what we reject, as much as from what we embrace.
One of the largest elephants in the GOP's post-election room is the fate of Christian and other social conservatives. Party honchos can't just wish this problem away -- or, maybe they can.

There has been increasing hostility toward Christian involvement in politics, and the animus hasn't been solely from the left. To be sure, Democrats have taken the lead, demonizing conservative Christians as science-challenged scolds who don't care about women's "reproductive rights," but there is plenty of antipathy from certain elements within the Republican Party, as well.

Many establishment and some libertarian Republicans have long looked upon Christian conservatives with mild, condescending...