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ROBERT3033 Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 12:12 PM
I agree to a point but mainly disagree. Firstly, we need to hold on to our conservative values. Not all but many of those groups you list do not support Conservative values. Voters from those groups you mentioned , therefore, choose to opt out and not to become Republicans and work within to tweak the platform. I've never heard a Republican say they wouldn't welcome anyone who can support the platform. I think what you are really suggesting is that the platform eliminates many from the groups listed from supporting Republican candidates and conservative planks. There is truth in that suggestion. So, the question to them would be, can you agree with the basic tenets of conservatism, or not?
goldilocks Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 1:31 PM
Svobodnik Wrote: Dec 09, 2012 2:05 AM
That's easy - first list the tenets of Marxism, Communism and Socialism. Then do the opposite.
goldilocks Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 2:04 PM
Robert, I would need to know the basic tenets of conservativism to answer your question.

Please articulate the basic tenets of conservativism.

I apologize to America's young people, whose dashed dreams and dim employment prospects I had laughed at, believing these to be a direct result of their voting for Obama.

On closer examination, it turns out that young voters, aged 18-29, overwhelmingly supported Romney. But only the white ones.

According to Pew Research, 54 percent of white voters under 30 voted for Romney and only 41 percent for Obama. That's the same percentage Reagan got from the entire white population in 1980. Even the Lena Dunham demographic -- white women under 30 -- slightly favored Romney.

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