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Social Conservatives: GOP Can't Live Without Them

Seljo Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 2:36 PM
Like it or not, MANY ppl voting for pres do not look at issues deeply. They make their decision based on presentation/appearance of the candidates. Obama LOOKED like the pres in the 3rd debate. Maybe he was a bit snarky, bu he looked in charge.
One of the largest elephants in the GOP's post-election room is the fate of Christian and other social conservatives. Party honchos can't just wish this problem away -- or, maybe they can.

There has been increasing hostility toward Christian involvement in politics, and the animus hasn't been solely from the left. To be sure, Democrats have taken the lead, demonizing conservative Christians as science-challenged scolds who don't care about women's "reproductive rights," but there is plenty of antipathy from certain elements within the Republican Party, as well.

Many establishment and some libertarian Republicans have long looked upon Christian conservatives with mild, condescending...