Will The Republicans need to change their core values to be competitive in the future

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    Since white americans only make up about 60% of the population now and the republican base(we know who they are and what they believe) makes up about 28% of the electorate will Republicans need to become more liberal to win future elections?
     
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    I have heard repeatedly that they need to get back to core values, and be willing to compromise.

    Sounds right to me. Don't know if the evangelicals will go for compromise or not. I expect a good number will as they have in the past.
     
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    No. They need to run more effective campaigns.
     
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    No, just court the ultra CONSERVATIVE Hispanic population. Based on the core value system of Hispanic culture, they should be OVERWHELMINGLY Republican. As a rule Hispanics are staunchly pro-life, anti-euthansia, anti-stemcell research, anti-gay rights, pro military and deeply religious. Every one of those runs counter to core Democrat party planks. At some point they will figure that out and be a strong Republican voting block.

    Republicans need to get back to their basic core values....essentially....Hispanic cultural values....
     
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    If they plan on winning elections,yes!
     
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    That might not do it, look, White Caucasians make up the republican base and in another 10 years Caucasians will be the minority. How are the Republicans going to cross over to people of color to secure the presidency. Also will the conservatives vote for a republican that is lenient on immigration and maybe says early abortion is ok. Their situation seems very complicated going forward.
     
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    Republicans have already embraced big government from the Democrats. I hope they don't embrace anything else.
     
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    repubs need to cater to the hispanic vote. Some of their success will depend on how far left Obama will be.
     
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    Yes. They need to get rid of the neoconservatives and become conservative again. This silly infatuation with Obama will fade, but conservativism is what most Americans embrace. The sooner the GOP realizes this, the better off the country will be.
     
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    Thats fine but I think young Hispanics that are now going to college and becoming professionals will tend to become more ideological, just like the under 30 vote has done in this election.
     

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