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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

Robert128 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 1:57 AM
Rubio would make a good VP, but the best candidate for President is definitely Rand Paul. Hopefully the NeoCons realize this after getting Obama elected by nominating Romney over Ron Paul. If they nominate another centrist without strong convictions then the GOP will lose yet again. We need a defender of the constitution, and there are only two people in all of Congress that stand up for the constitution on EVERY vote and both their last names are "Paul". With Ron retiring, Rand is going to have to pick up the slack.

In the wake of Mitt Romney's loss, many Republicans say the GOP must make far-reaching changes to be competitive in future elections. White voters are a smaller and smaller part of the electorate, they point out, while Latinos and other minorities are growing as a percentage of the voting public. Unless the Republican Party reinvents itself to appeal to those voters, the argument goes, the GOP can get used to being out of power.

There's something to that. The electorate is changing, and the Republican Party needs to keep up with the times. But the more fundamental answer to the...