Will Tokenism save the GOP?

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    If the GOP has any chance to win back the White House they will need to become the party of the big tent in deed not word. Don't expect the VP nominee to be a white male; of course one must expect the party leaders learned a lesson in 2008 and the person will be vetted up, down and sideways.

    Will Tokenism save the GOP? Not likely, for picking the VP nominee based solely on sex or ethnicity will be rightly seen by the majority of voters as what it is, pandering.
     
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    we dont need another Palin VP choice
     
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    That's funny coming from the "I'll have them ******* voting Democrat for the next 200 years" Party, the same Party that Ike had to send in the 82nd Airborne to make them desegregate their schools
     
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    LO friggin L!! The world would never have heard of barack obama if he was white and you accuse Republicans of tokenism?
    The GOP puts up candidates based on qualifications, not complexion. when we get behind a man like Alan West or Herman Cain, it's not us that does everything in our power to marginalize him.
    The left fears viable Conservative minority candidates. The only way they can win is to have a monopoly on the minority vote.
     
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    "I mean, you got the first mainstream African-American who is articulate and bright and clean and a nice-looking guy," Biden said. "I mean, that's a storybook, man."
    Tokenism? Really?
     
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    They had their chance with JC Watts, until he found they only wanted his face and not his opinion. How about Alan Keyes? He's a principled man. After all, he threw his 18 year old daughter out of the house after she came out of the closet.
     
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    They will DEFINITELY be asked to vet their VP candidate this time @ LOL. Maybe vetting has a different meaning for the GOP :dunno:
     
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    Not tokenism, but maybe Tolkienism will...

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    "Come my precious, the ring shall be mine." - Mitt Romney?
     
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    Which as a result has those states voting solidly republican now. Lyndon Johnson was right when he predicted that the southern states would be lost with the passage of the Civil Rights Act granting (gasp) "negro equality".
     
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