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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

NV1 Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 7:11 PM
Absolutely correct. We're in for 4 tough years. What we need to focus on now is mitigating the damage until we can get a good conservative candidate in 2016. Hoping for one of the good conservative governors or possibly Senator Rubio.....

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...