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How Republicans Can Find Themselves

Paulus Textor Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 11:32 AM
Yeah, that Ron Paul sure had a bunch of paranoid, crackpot ideas: 1) Following the Constitution to the letter. 2) Requiring Congress to declare war (not allowing the President to start wars anywhere and any time he wants). 3) Opposing the Federal Reserve Counterfeiting Operation. 4) Supporting sound, gold-and-silver-based money. 5) Cutting government spending by one trillion the first year, and actually publishing his proposed budget, in detail. Gosh, what a loon!

Soul-searching is not in the GOP’s blood. Many Republicans see themselves as stoic, rugged and hardworking individuals. But after twice losing the White House to an ex-community organizer and failing to mobilize the base, Republicans need to take a trip to a mountainous valley, sip some tea and meditate.

In the quiet of nature, I think Republicans would find that the solutions to winning lie within themselves. After my own reflection, I developed three key insights into how the GOP can win presidential elections going forward:

#1 Keep an open mind

Early on, talking heads like Ann Coulter disparaged Romney...