Republicans are going to have to learn how to lie as convincingly as the Leftists. It is expected, appreciated, and effective, and not doing it causes them to fail to be able to communicate with the modern voters who see lying as a talent.
The abortion issue should be scrubbed from the Republican platform and no mention of it allowed. If a candidate asked a question regarding abortion, they should mumble and talk about their achievements over the past few years (works for Obama), and then assault the Leftists with whatever comes to mind, no need to be true, just throw it out (it works).
We are about to find out if the US is indestructible over the next 4 years. If we reach 2016 as a sovereign nation, then we are indestructible.