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Will Republicans Ever Win the Presidency Again?

truthandlogic Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 6:29 AM
Republicans need to get over their Old Man Syndrome in nominating Presidential candidates. How many times must Conservatives have to suffer watching younger democratic candidates defeat wrinkled Republicans in debates and have far energy and charisma on the campaign trail before the Republican Party wakes up? Kennedy, Clinton, and Obama are 5 - 0 in Presidential contests and almost undefeated in their debates against their much older Republican opponents.
In the aftermath of the reelection of the worst president since James Buchanan, the question must be asked. Clearly, the Republican Party is on the downswing. But why?

There are two easy answers. Neither of them is correct. The first answer is advanced by proponents of liberalism. They say that the 2012 election was an ideological election, the seminal, long-awaited decision of the American public to fully embrace their inner socialists. This argument posits that Mitt Romney was an extreme conservative, Barack Obama was an extreme liberal, and the American people cast their lot with the liberal.

That argument is incorrect. As...