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Social Conservatives: GOP Can't Live Without Them

Troglodite Wrote: Nov 27, 2012 10:19 PM
Any material than you care to dig up that could move the discussion forward would be welcome. On the other hand, you would probably be wasting your time in digging up material to demonstrate what we already know.
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...