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Do you believe that the Republican Party in the United States is going to

  1. gmwilliams profile image86
    gmwilliamsposted 5 years ago

    Do you believe that the Republican Party in the United States is going to

    become ever more right-wing and reactionary in response to the increasing liberalization of the Democratic Party?

  2. tammybarnette profile image60
    tammybarnetteposted 5 years ago

    From what I see I believe the party will split. We have the extreme right wing who holds our democracy hostage but then I listen too Margret Hoover, Bobby Jindal, Chris Christie, and I hear the harkening of a common sense movement amoung the Republican Party. I guess only time will tell...

  3. LandmarkWealth profile image81
    LandmarkWealthposted 5 years ago

    The funny part about your question is that whenever the Republican party nominates moderate Republicans Like McCain and Romney they lose elections.  When they nominate real conservatives, or as liberals like to call them "extreme". They win elections.  The most successful Republican administrations were run on the platform of limited Gov't.  Nobody seems to mention that in the last election Romney won independents in key swing states by a wide margin.  But elections victories require turning out your base.  And the reality is that Romney did not sell his case as a conservative to those that believe he is a Mass moderate.  He essentially lost because he was not believable as a Conservative...or as your question implies...extreme.   And the Conservative base stayed home.

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    Old Empresarioposted 5 years ago

    The Republican Party voter base is made up of racists, nationalists, and Christians. There are still plenty of those types in the US, though it is hard to appeal to that voter base and still look good on television. I don't think capitalism and corporations really factor into the GOP anymore since anyone with real inside knowledge knows that the business class controls both parties equally. It's true that the GOP likes to lower taxes for the wealthy, but what percentage of the population does that honestly represent?--very small fraction. The GOP has to focus on the masses of racists and religious zealots to get elected. They lost the last election because they ran a Mormon. The Dems are always on the lookout for a voter base and will take what they can get. By waving the progressive flag, they are able to attract the poor, the minorities, secular women, and educated and reasonable people. But let's face facts: about 50% of the country doesn't vote because neither party excites them. Most people don't like what the Republicans represent, but they are tired of the constant lies from the Democratic Party.

    1. tammybarnette profile image60
      tammybarnetteposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Tell me what these lies are. I have a seen a POTUS that tells what he wants to do and then does. The only beef I have had is the extension of the Bush Patriot Act.

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      Old Empresarioposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Dems pretend to respect the independence of nations whilst drone-bombing Pakistan, establishing new bases in Colombia, killing US citizens in the Middle East, illegally detaining foreigners, meddling in overthrows to place new supplicants in power

    3. tammybarnette profile image60
      tammybarnetteposted 5 years agoin reply to this

      Your first point does not reflect Dems but all corrupt politicians from all parties...Killing US citizens? When? Illegal detainment?When. Meddling? When?

  5. Insanity Inc profile image61
    Insanity Incposted 5 years ago

    What part of "THE WHOLE SYSTEM AND BOTH PARTIES ARE CORRUPT"  don't any of you understand?????