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The Republicans' Primary Problem

niki069a Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:20 PM
What we need to do is get rid of the RINO;s that are destroying the party. Come2014 we have to elect true Conservatives and rid the incumbent RINO's running for re-election. Until we do that we will lose big.

Having just lost an election, many Republicans are anxious to remake our party in the image of Democrats. The theory seems to be that whatever we're doing isn't working, so we better change everything.

But in fact, whatever Republicans did in 2012 -- other than an overly long primary fight -- worked amazingly well, given the circumstances.

In a detailed analysis of the 2012 election, William A. Galston, a fellow with the liberal Brookings Institution, makes a number of fascinating observations that Republicans would do well to consider before embracing amnesty, abortion, gay marriage and Beyonce.

In my...