No matter who is the Democrat nominee in 2016, no matter the state of the economy, no Republican will win the White House without presenting himself as a Democrat-lite. But why will people vote for a Democrat-lite when they can vote for Democrat-heavy?
I am tempted to say that only a severe national-security crisis will turn the electorate toward a Republican candidate again. But I yield not to that temptation.
Goodbye, party of Lincoln. It was fun while it lasted. Last one out turn out the lights.
Don Sensing wrote this the day after the re-election of Barack Obama, which sealed the fate of not just the GOP, but the Republic itself.
And boy, did he ever nail it. Do read the whole thing. And then make your preparations.