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What should the GOP do after a Romney loss?

Discussion in 'The Okie Corral' started by KalashniKEV, Oct 3, 2012.

  1. KalashniKEV


    Sep 24, 2003
    As a spinoff of the other popular thread, what do some of the members here think the GOP should do to recover after a Romney loss?

    ...and what do you think they will do?

    (Do NOT bother posting off topic things like "Romney will win" or "Obama will activate the FEMA Death Camps")

    For example:

    1) I think they SHOULD purge the vocal minority of social conservatives and the religious right and update the platform on social issues. Make them the wacky third party that everyone makes fun of instead of having a large amount of dissatisfied GOP party members who can't get on the same page policy-wise.

    Most Americans are Moderate, with a slight left lean on social policies and slight right lean on fiscal policies. If you deliver a candidate who is a Leader and supports the beliefs of the American people, you have a very good shot at winning an election.

    These last two go-arounds have not been "good shots."

    2) I think they WILL analyze the areas of the Romney ticket that were weak/ didn't resonate and deliver another RINO in 2016. Maybe more left, maybe more right- they don't have a lot of qualified people to choose from within their ranks, so it will be who presents the least liability.
  2. DanaT

    DanaT Pharaoh

    Now you have lost all GT street cred.

    Everyone on GT KNOWS there are only two type of people.

    1) Conservative like me
    2) losers

  3. badge315


    Aug 14, 2008
    Middleburg, FL
    They should do this and I hope they will...but I'm not holding my breath.
  4. Bren

    Bren NRA Life Member

    Jan 16, 2005
    How do you "purge" a political party?:rofl: Do you know of a way you can throw people out?
  5. hamster

    hamster NRA Life Member

    Feb 22, 2010
    They'll do the same thing they always do. Nothing for four years, then pick another useless candidate. If history is any indication the candidate for 2016 will be even worse.
  6. KalashniKEV


    Sep 24, 2003


    Please limit your responses to two bullets addressing the OP.

  7. HexHead


    Jul 16, 2009
    Stop trying to play to the middle. Force the country to make the decision between hard right or hard left. No more of this 0bama or 0bama Lite BS. Let's just settle it once and for all.
  8. snappy


    Jan 10, 2008
    North Cakalaky
    What a dumb thread, the vote hasn't even happened yet and you've counted Romney out, way to go. You must buy into everything the liberal media spins. He's not my first pick but I'd vote for one of my work boots before I'd vote for this current idiot. I can't hardly find anyone here, much less others that I talk to here in N.C, that are voting for the "chosen one".
  9. Flying-Dutchman


    Oct 10, 2007
    Why do you care what happens to the GOP? You are a Democrat. And no, the Country is not left leaning.

    Romney will win as Americans will think and vote.

    If by some chance Obama wins, the 49% dependency class will grow to 60% so the Democrats will have a permanent captive voting block until the whole socialist system collapses then all bets are off.

    If the Obama disaster continues, you will see, right or wrong-headed, a Populist Party of some sort either with the Republicans, Tea Party or under a new name.

    If the current parties do not address our chronic $700B/year trade imbalance with the loss of manufacturing jobs and if they both ignore the immigration flood, a new populist party will form.

    The Democrats have abandoned the private sector working man and is just the party of welfare and Government worker unions.

    Good or bad, these forgotten folks are ripe for something new. Pray Romney wins and the economy improves soon.
  10. Diesel McBadass

    Diesel McBadass Tactically Epic

    Apr 15, 2011
    Dover NH
    What should people do when making a political thread?

    A. Post it in lounge
    B. Dont post it
    C. Post it in politial issues
    D. Post in general firearms

    hint: its b or c
  11. sheriff733

    sheriff733 NRA LIFE MEMBER

    Nov 4, 2007
    What do I think they will do?

    I think they will do the smart thing and start learning how to live/survive in a 3rd world country ahead of time if Romney loses. That way they are prepared when the Obamanation's 2nd term REALLY get's into full swing.

    Hell, that's good advice for everyone, for that matter.
    Last edited: Oct 3, 2012
  12. Bilbo Bagins

    Bilbo Bagins Slacked jawed

    Sep 16, 2008
    I think, like I mentioned in the last thread, you had a McCain loss and if Romney loses, and they were both like you said RINO moderate republicans, there will be a serious hard core right wing backlash.

    God help us, because the only way we can lose to Biden in 2016 is if the GOP puts up a mentally dense, Christian Taliban, Ultra Conservative ideolog as a presidential candidate.

  13. I like both of these quotes :thumbsup:
  14. KalashniKEV


    Sep 24, 2003
    OK... but seriously... you mean the opposite of that, right?

    I'm not a Democrat. I'm a Republican.

    It's election season. The election is "General Discussion."

    Nobody reads the sub forums anyway.

    I think that:

    1) 2016 will bring us our first female president in Hillary Clinton.

    2) A move to pander to the Kookistani Taliban Patriots in 2016 will further alienate the mainstream Republicans and would trigger the collapse of the party (which is already happening slowly).
  15. Magnus2131

    Magnus2131 Glock Gimp

    Aug 9, 2008
    I've told you before little Johnny, stomping your feet, yelling and screaming will get you no where. Go to your room and come back when you've grown up.
  16. Bullwinkle J Moose

    Bullwinkle J Moose Quick! Duck!

    Mar 1, 2001
    Oh give the OP a break. He's obviously suffering from PTSD and/or is otherwise challenged.

    I'm not going to respond to the OP by saying "Romney will win", but I sure am thinking it. :supergrin:
  17. arclight610


    Dec 2, 2009
    Most people I know vote conservative BECAUSE of their beliefs on social issues.
  18. SPIN2010

    SPIN2010 Searching ...

    Mar 14, 2010
    On the move ... again!

    Let's see what was the order? Oh yeah! All teachers, scientists, and local party members to the back of the school at 18:30 ... bring a shovel.
  19. kirgi08

    kirgi08 Watcher. Silver Member

    Jun 4, 2007
    Acme proving grounds.
  20. lonewolf01


    Feb 12, 2003
    Oh no. You violated his response format rule...two bullet limit. No soup for you!