I agree with most of the analysis, but i disagree on a couple fundamental points.
Abortion is the law of the land, and is a hill the Democrats will defend with their lives, While social conservatives (and rational people) may abhor the practice, it is a political loser, and we would be well advised to adopt an attitude that while we personally disagree, it is the law and we will respect it. STOP saying we'll try to overturn it. That is not going to happen, but it is a club with which Democrats and the media will beat us daily.
While I am personally disgusted by the thought of gay marriage, I am also convinced that what two people do in the privacy of their own home is none of my business. The gay marriage issue is a LOSER for us because..