'Amnesty' Not Looking So Bad to GOP
Elections do have consequences. After losing the popular vote for the fifth time in the past six presidential elections, I expected to see Republicans make some changes or risk following the dinosaur and the dodo on the path to extinction.
But even I have been surprised to see so many changes so soon, beginning with the
For the first time since the collapse of President
If Romney had received the same percentage of the Hispanic vote as Bush, we'd be calling him President-Elect Romney now. It was appropriate in that light for the former president to help get a new debate rolling with a recent speech in
At least, we appear to be seeing an end, for now, to the can-you-top-this hysteria that produced dangerous legislation like
Will the party's new attitude work?
Yet I think
With a more compassionate conservatism like that, Republicans will have a better chance to reach more voters in constituencies that are growing instead of relying on those whose population percentages are shrinking. Today's problems call for a vigorous, innovative debate. For that, we need two healthy parties, at least.
Besides, I've seen what happens when Democrats get too cocky after Republican defeats. They become their own worst enemies, just like Republicans do.
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