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Social Conservatives: GOP Can't Live Without Them

ReddestNeck Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 2:12 PM
DHulme: it's clear you care passionately about the incursion of homosexualists into American society. By that I mean those who nod and wink at it, who greatly outnumber those who only practice it. At the same time stuff like this is really too far: "GOP hierarchy are homosexual bisexual masochists" No they're not. They may fail by trying just to get along to get along when there really is a bad moral threat coming at America. But this scurrility of accusations (and frankly sir or ma'am I don't care if you likewise accuse me) has to stop.
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...