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The Republicans' Primary Problem

Sanity102 Wrote: Feb 08, 2013 2:46 PM
Actually, what the GOP is anxious about is getting back to winning because it ain't rocket science: you can't change anything if you don't get into office. Here's some really solid, SANE advice. GET RID OF THE LOSERTARIANS pretending to be the base of the Republican party. You can tell who they are, they attack EVERYONE that doesn't march lock step into their view. They demand following policies that clearly the rest of the voting public doesn't agree with and there is a reason that they can only get 3% of the vote. Listen real carefully when they talk about revamping the GOP. What they mean is they want the GOP to die and out of the ashes come a "real" conservative party aka the Losertarian.

Having just lost an election, many Republicans are anxious to remake our party in the image of Democrats. The theory seems to be that whatever we're doing isn't working, so we better change everything.

But in fact, whatever Republicans did in 2012 -- other than an overly long primary fight -- worked amazingly well, given the circumstances.

In a detailed analysis of the 2012 election, William A. Galston, a fellow with the liberal Brookings Institution, makes a number of fascinating observations that Republicans would do well to consider before embracing amnesty, abortion, gay marriage and Beyonce.

In my...