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The Republicans' Primary Problem

wmou Wrote: Feb 07, 2013 10:36 AM
The moral issues are best fought in the public arena, not the national political arena. Convince people abortion is hiddeous and evil, and no laws are needed.

Having just lost an election, many Republicans are anxious to remake our party in the image of Democrats. The theory seems to be that whatever we're doing isn't working, so we better change everything.

But in fact, whatever Republicans did in 2012 -- other than an overly long primary fight -- worked amazingly well, given the circumstances.

In a detailed analysis of the 2012 election, William A. Galston, a fellow with the liberal Brookings Institution, makes a number of fascinating observations that Republicans would do well to consider before embracing amnesty, abortion, gay marriage and Beyonce.

In my...