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Republican Party's future

One of the best things that could happen to America is also what could save the Republican Party. As a country, we need to become a little less color blind. The Republican Party especially needs to realize that many voters feel the government is being run by an overabundance of white males. Republicans need to abandon white males as the focus of their voting coalition.

With recent shifts in voting trends, it is virtually impossible for a presidential candidate to be elected without support from across the demographic spectrum. President Obama won re-election by winning the majority of every group except the white male population while Mitt Romney’s campaign seemed to be targeting only white males. Democrats have won the female and youth votes decisively in every presidential election since 1992 and they have won the African American and Hispanic votes for over 40 years. Full Story

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