How should the GOP change?

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    After losing to Obama.......twice, what should the GOP change if anything or have they been successfully stereotyped as "for the rich man" and are toast no matter what they do?
     
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    Get off the "deport all the illegal aliens" bandwagon and consider REALISTIC approaches to sealing the border and dealing humanely with those who been here (for decades, in some cases). The Dems want to keep these people in permanent limbo for political purposes, including avoiding competition in union-dominated industries. The GOP has been playing right into this strategy as the recent election proves.
     
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    Stop focusing heavily on social issues... it is that simple... keep with the economy, slashing the budget and lowering the overall tax burden
     
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    But politics is about divide and conquer. We must pit group against group in order to win. This is because if we treated all Americans equally, there would be no need to get involved in politics and no money flowing into the system.

    So lets say that the GOP abandons the anti-abortion issue. By in large the religious right will ignore them. Could the GOP survive, especially with the democrats already securing a block vote with blacks and Hispanics?
     
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    stop nominating moderate pussies.
     
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    Neither party will touch this with a 10 foot pole.

    The GOP will always argue that they need to become more moderate to win and this would be seen as an extreme right winged position.

    Just say'in.
     
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    1. Drop abortion as a plank in ANY platform
    2. Stop endorsing immigration reform (aka amnesty)
    3. Take off the gloves when campaigning
    4. Get rid of the Karl Roves, etc.
    5. Stop trying to be Democrat lite.
     
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    I think what they really need is to be rid of the Social Cons.

    I don't think Romney lost because of the Rich people thing. I think he lost because of the Social Cons, and their BS. Woman feared Romney's stance on Abortion, a stance he was forced to take in the Primary to appease social Cons. Same with his stance on Immigration.

    Those 2 issues cost him enough of the Female and Hispanic Vote to turn what should have been an easy win into a loss.
     
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    You must not ignore politics. What group will be secured to fight another? That is the question. How would they secure a group by not being "moderate pussies"? Are you suggesting that convervatives are an untapped and underestimated voting block?
     
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    1. Abortion should be States' Rights issue.
    2. Wrong. Hispanics are the fastest growing demographic.
    3. OK to a degree (e.g., Benghazi).
    4. ---
    5. See #3 above.
     

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