Republicans have gotten their backsides kicked in the last two presidential election cycles, which are essentially the "Super Bowls" of American politics. The party's standard-bearers have lost the popular vote in five of the last six contests, with the lone exception of President Bush's 2004 re-election. Bluntly stated, the GOP's national political model is broken. The Republican National Committee has just published an exhaustive report about what went wrong in 2012, when a Democratic president with mediocre approval ratings and historically poor economic indicators won a second term by a comfortable, 3.5 million vote margin. The political bubble and its inhabitants...
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I'm a 43 yr old registered Republican, but not for long after hearing the RNC's post-election analysis today. Officially becoming Democrat-lite is NOT the way to electoral victory. Go ahead GOP and endorse homosexuality, illegal immigration, and homosexual marriage...you'll NEVER win another national election. It's real simple, the GOP and conservatives should stand for the Constitution, the free-market, traditional values, i.e, Judeo-Christian values, and personal responsibility. If any voter doesn't agree with those issues, they are free to vote for the other party. If conservatives will stick to the above principles, they will attract the majority of voters.
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