Will A Republican Ever Get Elected President Again?

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  1. jpeyton

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    http://news.yahoo.com/poll-latino-vote-devastated-gop-even-worse-exits-181922111--politics.html

    The answer is yes, but only if the Republican ticket has a Latino on it (Rubio?).

    Otherwise, getting blown out by 50-70 points in a fast-growing demographic will ensure the Republicans never control the White House again.

     
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    Yes, Christie - Rubio 2016
     
  3. Incorruptible

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    I think that latinos who vote democrat to keep their illegal relatives in are traitors to this country and need to be kicked out. These people are breaking the law and its because of the democrat latinos that the country is so screwed up
     
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    Tone it down some, I know emotions are high but you are being obvious lol.

    Nefarious...*strokes Lenin goatee*
     
  5. Jadow

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    hopefully not.

    I've gone from someone who cared and wanted whats best for the good Ol USA, to someone who "just wants to watch the world burn."
     
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    A very ridiculous article with a foolish premise. Half the country voted for the dem and half for the Rep ... it was the electoral college that decided it.

    The author of this article needs to be ...?
     
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    Only if the economy completely goes down the toilet in the next 4 years which it won't
     
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    You can't hide the fact that their is outright hatred and racism towards hispanics who are legal.
    And, what is being discussed is how the legal immigrants vote because illegal ones don't vote.
    No matter how much Republicans want to make the issue about the illegal immigrant while supporting the legal immigrant, the actual membership of the party is anti-hispanic no matter what.

    Even if there is some version of the Dream Act passed it will not change the fact that hispanics are not just not welcome in the Republican party in some areas of the country, but a large number of the Republican base and elected officials hate and fear the rising number of hispanics.

    As for Rubio, he won't change things much. First off he is Cuban and their have been special rules for Cubans who just have to show up at Americas door and they get citizenship. That pisses alot of hispanics off. Plus, as an hispanic his policies will be of primary interest to hispanic voters. And if he is on the ticket he will have to toe the line and that would be even worse for the Republicans, a hispanic who "sold out" to the racists.
     
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    Absolutely yes. Jeb Bush is the prototype, though he himself may be toxic because of his name.

    Basically it needs to be a moderate who came from the right of the party, and is trusted by conservatives. Then they can get through the primary without having to prove how much more conservative they are than the next guy (Romney had to do exactly this because he came from the left). Bush could get away with saying a lot of liberal shit and still remain popular in the party. On immigration, for example.
     
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    When they start working together in congress instead of just saying no all the time, they'll stand a chance.
     
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    That's almost always the case, +/- 5 points. Looking at the raw national vote leads people to make false assumptions, like the assumption that Romney had a snowball's chance in hell of winning last night.

    Exactly. Winning the Latino vote by 50-70 points does wonders for your chances in the Electoral College.
     
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    He is right. If you support illegal foreign invaders you are by definition a traitor.
     
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    Of course a Republican will be elected President again. Romney's loss, as embarrassing as it is (and should be) for him and much of the Republican party, isn't due to any fundamentally unfixable issues within the party. He was just a bad candidate with a bad approach with a part unable to correct for it thanks largely to the right-wing echo chamber telling Republicans that they couldn't possibly lose (arguing with math is never a good sign). The smart Republicans will remember what happened 4 years from now and shape their policies and message accordingly. They won't (and don't have to) become liberals or Democrats, they'll just have to make a few changes. A big step in the right direction involves running against the actual Democrat in the race and not some TownHall.com version of him. Hell, they won't even have to change their ideology for that one.
     
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    Oh right, I forgot you know the exact reasons why people vote either party.
     
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    No, I don't think so. I think that what we saw yesterday was the end of the modern GOP. It'll be replaced by something else and maybe continue with the same name.
     
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    Democrats give them welfare and handouts, it explains why such a high amount vote for them
     
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    except Latinos hate Rubio more than they hate a guy like Romney.

    lol--it would be like tossing in Palin, thinking women like her, all over again.

    Go for it Pubs, if you're truly that stupid.
     
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    pretty easy calculus that our klan mem--parody poster uses:

    brown = bad.
    brown + beard = potential secret muslim = evil.
     
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    If the Republicans don't want the Latinos vote, keep on doing what they're doing. The Democrats are happy with that. Yeah, and keep on giving us candidates who think pregnancy from rape is God's blessing.
     
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    Democrats are a pretty broad coalition that goes beyond 'welfare and handouts.' I think that Romney's monolithic tribalistic group is more about 'welfare and handouts' and trying to separate themselves from American culture and society. They tried to create another society within America and failed at it. Now it's up to them whether they want to re-assimilate or remain non-American in culture and social views.
     
  21. jpeyton

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    Does not compute. Red states lead blue states in the percentage of people on food stamps, welfare, subsidies and other forms of government assistance.

    Red states have the lowest ratio of federal dollars produced to federal dollars consumed. They are the leeches of our nation.

    If what you were saying was even remotely true, the electoral map last night should have been reversed. Romney should have won all the economic centers of our country (New York, California, etc.) with Obama locking down the trailer-park states like Arkansas and Kentucky.
     
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    I heard a somber Ann Coulter in an interview this morning, she put it this way, as a result of this election America has reached a tipping point "the takers now out number the makers", conservatism is done in this country.

    She may very well be right, as bad as it is now, as bad as Obama has been, with absolutely no record to stand on and still blew out a Republican it will probably will never matter who the Right runs any more.

    We may have just witnessed the burgeoning of a one party system at least for the foreseeable future. And we are no longer a republic we have been successfully transformed in to something else ruled by a mob of leeching jackals and their enablers.
     
  23. jpeyton

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    Why do all those takers seem to be concentrated in red states?

    And all the makers concentrated in blue states?

    If you're referring to the ban gay marriage, rape is a gift from God, go deport yourself brand of conservatism...I say good riddance.
     
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    Except all of the takers actually live in the Red States and are white.

    Republicans. Go * yourselves. Seriously.
     
  25. IronWing

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    As to the OP's question: of course. Americans have terrible memories. Just two years after Bush, American voters handed control of the House to the Reps.