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The Republicans' Primary Problem

ppotts Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 11:40 AM
The republicans primary problem is thinking they have a problem. They are the only ray of sanity I can even decipher looking at our government. The answer is not to lay down but to stand up to the garbage going on today. say enuf is enuf. we need to quit playing around and catering to every nutty group that tries a powergrab and lock them all up in a loony bin where they belong. Repeal Obamacare, its a nightmare and Impeach Obama, he is a traitor.

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...