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Maybe Minorities' Values Need Changing

USAstuckOnStupid Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 1:24 AM
"... influence, and ultimately change, the values of those groups that voted Democrat." That sounds good, but it will take too long. By the time you convince enough Democratic voters that their values are wrong, the country will no longer be America and nothing can then be done to help. If I were a Republican I would do the following: -Immediately draft Marco Rubio and Susanna Martinez as the GOP ticket in 2016; appeal to conservatives and mainstream America on the basis that the GOP is still the party of conservative ideas; appeal to Obama voters on the basis of race, telling them they would be racist not to vote for this historic ticket. Hey, Obama said, "Vote for me; I'm black," and his supporters voted for him twice.

The most widely offered explanation for Mitt Romney's defeat is that the Republican Party is disproportionately composed of -- aging -- white males.

That is, alas, true.

But the real question is what Republicans should do with this truth.

There are two responses.

The nearly universal response -- meaning the response offered by the liberal media and liberal academics (and some Republicans) -- is that the Republican Party needs to rethink its positions, moving away from conservatism and toward the political center.

The other response is for conservatives and the Republican Party to embark on...