With Mitt Romney now the presumptive Republican nominee, the battle for the 2012 Presidency has begun in earnest. And, as is not uncommon, the outcome of this year's race is expected to hinge on that slice of the electorate that doesn't pledge fealty to any political party, the so-called independent voters. According to a recent article in the New York Times, many top Republican strategists are concerned that a growing focus on social issues by the Party's base has the potential to alienate Independents from the ticket this fall. Victory lies, they insist, with the candidate that makes the most...
Ken Connor, you need to spend a little time reading Ann Coulter. You sound like the leading spokesman of the Obama conservatives, those who define conservatives as political outsiders, e.g., Gingrich and Santorum, who were insiders par excellence until they got thrown out. Conservatives are those who say those who have moral values are those who agree with our moral values, which consist of name calling for all those whose religion we dislike. The presidency is not important; important is only that we nominate a true conservative and elect Obama. But true conservatives in 2008 said that Romney was the conservative and McCain was the moderate. It's interesting that Republicans gave Romney more votes and more delegates.
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