tortilla burger: If the GOP had any sense of self-awareness, it would implode and cease to exist. The GOP definitely has a demographic problem that isn't going away. But I still get the feeling that nothing will change noticeably for at least a couple decades. The only way to change the GOP is wait for the old ones to die out. There is no introspection on the individual level.
Hershey Highway Patrol: Here's one obvious problem:To get past that obstacle, Jankowski said Republicans need "the immigration debate ... to be addressed and settled in a way the Republican Party can live with."The typical Republican answer "Let's make things work the way we want it" rather than "Gee, maybe we need to modify ourselves to match what the people want".
Abner Doon: xanadian: Things like supply-side do work[Citation Needed]Does it even work a little bit? I've not seen it, and it doesn't make intuitive sense that it would.
TheBeastOfYuccaFlats: GAT_00: Rubio individually as the party's promising actors on immigration.Funny, considering that when a copy of what Rubio was calling for came up for a vote, he didn't hesitate to vote against it.All through this campaign, and *very* notably at the GOP Convention, Rubio has been notably reluctant to say anything about immigration. It's like he just gets "credit" in the party for having said it at one time in the same way that Ryan has the reputation of being a hard numbers guy simply because he happens to know that 2+3 != potato.
xanadian: Things like supply-side do work
OceanVortex: So very true. Until fox news can tell the base the truth about why they lost- because GOP policies aren't inline with a majority of voters- the GOP won't be able to correctly reassess and move on from their losses.
GAT_00: Rubio individually as the party's promising actors on immigration.Funny, considering that when a copy of what Rubio was calling for came up for a vote, he didn't hesitate to vote against it.
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