Originally Posted by Dave Lane
Until the GOP abandons its social issues that cling and connect only with the old and religious, its days of winning a presidential election are over. Al is correct, 45% of the populace would vote for a turnip over the best GOP candidate out there. If the turnip could speak then its over for the GOP.
I honestly think that's the only appeal about Christie. Because he isn't as establishment on moral issues.
That's sad. Because it's obvious, that's all it really takes. And so they prop up a flawed candidate when you might have a guy with a better head on his shoulders who had a similarly moderate view on moral issues.