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In 2016, GOP Needs a Candidate Voters Believe In

SMyles Wrote: Nov 17, 2012 7:32 PM
Bryon York, chief correspondent; This is the best you can do? "Republicans need to find a really good candidate." Really? Like who? I noticed you didn't name anyone Bryon. Are you implying there's nothing wrong with the GOP or RNC? It's just a matter of the right person stepping up? lol "There is much data still to come" Perhaps, but waiting for it shows just how out of touch you must be with all of those making up the data. "Voters want to believe in a candidate" Yes and we see how easy that is. Just lie to them with feel good stuff sprinkled with freebies. Doesn't "believing in a candidate" have to do with agreeing with the ideals the candidate espouses and the amount of adherence they exhibit to those ideals?

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...