The London Economist provides some sober analysis on the Republican meltdown that represents the Presidential Election of 2012. The Republican disconnect between the young, women and Latinos could spell a new era of demographic consequences that are now clearly irreversible and that will mandate Republican philosophical change that may not be possible for another generation. Millionaire money, gerrymandering and voter suppression is clearly not enough to the blossoming diversity and generational succession that is now apparent in the “NEW AMERICAN ELECTORATE.”
“FOR conservatives casting about for comfort, there are plenty of plausible reasons to dismiss talk of a crisis. Mitt Romney could have run a better campaign. He reacted slowly when Barack Obama defined him as a heartless plutocrat, and flip-flopped on policies so frequently that even campaign allies struggled to keep …”
This Economist article is only one soul-searching conservative attempt to explain the current state of the Republican mind. It may take Conservatives, Tea Party stalwarts and Right Wingers another decade to figure it out. By then, the NEW AMERICAN ELECTORATE may have moved on. America is moving forward right past the right, its billionaires and its antiquated vision of “a real america”.