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In the Long Run, Is the GOP Dead?

wiseacre2 Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 1:14 AM
Fairnessman (That's a laugh): You are one of those little studied mutant subspecies of the human life form. As such, you clearly do not have a human heart. You are one of those mutants with a rusty cast iron sump pump in the middle of your chest cavity, a device that courses pure liquified hate through your veins. Were it possible to turn "hate" off by flipping a switch, doing so would cause you to immediately lapse into permanent coma.

Since 1928, only Dwight Eisenhower and George W. Bush have won the presidency while capturing both houses of Congress for the GOP.

In his 49-state landslide, Richard Nixon failed to take either House. In his two landslides, Ronald Reagan won back only the Senate. Yet Mitt Romney is even money to pull off the hat trick.
With this hopeful prospect, why the near despair among so many Republicans about the long term?
In his New York Times report, "In California, GOP Fights Steep Decline," Adam Nagourney delves into the reasons.

In the Golden Land, a state...