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It's the Middle Class, Stupid

The Teleprompter Speaks Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 3:38 PM
I think better advice is to have leaders and nominees who can simply explain what they believe and why. Take Akin, for example. How is it that someone who believes strongly in protecting life can't express his beliefs in simple terms? Romney was the same for many issues.

And so it begins, like clockwork.

After an election defeat of significant proportions for the "truce strategy," GOP elites appear prepared to double-down on kicking out the social issues.

This week, Karl Rove appeared on stage in Naples, Fla., with James Carville in a rather dramatic jousting over the meaning of the across-the-board rejection of the Republican brand this election cycle.

According to Real Clear Politics, "Rove, shuffling through a red folder of election data in his lap, agreed that the GOP in 2016 should nominate 'a modernist' who can discuss an issue such as abortion by adroitly acknowledging the realities of the law...