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clayton72 Donating Member (67 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu Apr-21-11 01:51 AM
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3. GOP has conceded with medicare, don't concede by bringing up guns
There are issues that turn off the majority of voters when even brought up:

Medicare / Social Security
The Draft
Prayer in school
Commodity shortages / Raising commodity prices

When either party brings up their more extreme views, they loose net vote counts. It should only be done when the base needs to be fired up. The base already is fired up, the middle was lost. Work to capture the middle. There are MUCH higher priorities than guns. Guns don't cause violence. Desperation does. Poverty does. Gotta give people reason to live in order for people to value life. The party needs to get elected and promote the general welfare of society. Forget the fringe issues, their a waste of time and energy and too costly politically.
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