Originally Posted by Aries Walker
I also don't think many Americans trust the Republican party. There are a lot of Republicans who feel abandoned because it's moved so far right, and is so beholden to the fringe. I can't think of a time since Reconstruction when one party was so controlled by its extremes. It will be interesting to see if it "course-corrects" and becomes more centrist, or whether it splits into two separate parties.
To me, this seems like a ludicrous thing to say about a party that nominated Mitt Romney. The democrat candidate is far more "fringe" than Mitt Romney even if Republicans and popular sentiment have prevented him from going full Obama.