It is time of national financial crisis.
There are millions of good Americans that cannot find a decent job.
As long as GOP voters continue to nominate/elect/support GOP candidates that are all about imposing their religious views on others, the Democrats WIN!
I don't like abortion, or gay marriage but Rick (get money for my supporters even if they don't live in my state) Santorum cost more votes than any mistakes made by Mitt Romney.
Want to lose an election? Easy just talk about abortion, gays, rape, and contraceptives (?????)!
It works for many. They can feel 'righteous' and focus on the evil Dem's instead any possible way to make their lives (and the lives of the people they love) better.