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Social Conservatives: GOP Can't Live Without Them

rdk Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 12:02 AM
Evangelicals stayed home and thereby elected Obama. They sure can be proud. Maybe they will also burn in he--.
Wooster Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 9:46 AM
Failing to support the lesser of two evils is hardly a sin.
rmccarthy Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 12:54 AM
The strange thing, that most don't understand, is that "All things work for good to those that love God" means that the usual meaning of good and bad actually doesn't exist. Love all (that is our command) and let it work out the way God and Nature intends. Another side of this is the fact that we are all sinners - does it matter who is worse than another?
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...