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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

Robert128 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 2:07 AM
I can answer how Romney is a Liberal, since I live in Massachusetts. First, Romney invented ObamneyCare - socialized medicine for the masses. Secondly, Mittens signed into law a permanent assault weapons ban in Massachusetts. Our firearms laws in Mass are only second to New York in terms of being arbitrarily limiting. Other than making us second to last in job growth during his brief tenure, that is what made Mittens a terrible Libral candidate.

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...