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Conservatism Killing the GOP?

Stuart95 Wrote: Feb 13, 2013 8:37 PM
Other reasons to support Chris's point: 1) The Constitution specifically gives 95% of social responsibilities to states. 2) State governments are trending more conservative these days now that 50 years of social tinkering is coming home to roost (the federal government can run huge deficits forever, but states can't - thus the states have to pay the piper). 3) Many social issues, like abortion, are insoluble- better that they do not dominate the national stage.
As President Obama enters his second term, what "mandate" does he enjoy? His liberal media enablers are boldly declaring that somehow his four-point victory was a "shellacking," and the Republican Party is in danger of "ceasing to be a national party." They're very blunt about what's killing the GOP: conservatism.

It's not helping the GOP that some of its conservative leaders are acting thoroughly intimidated.

On the Feb. 10 "Meet the Press," House Majority Leader Eric Cantor said the Republicans needed to "connect our conservative principles with helping people and making their life work again." This only invited NBC...