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Social Conservatives: GOP Can't Live Without Them

pinenee Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 11:24 AM
Since 1641, people have developed concrete methods to resolve, solve, and eliminate problems and questions unanswerable by religion. This modern period, 2012, our missions, goals, objectives, and steps to get results require training and certification. List a modern task which need a measurable outcome that would be submitted to religion?
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...