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Ugh… Hopefully the Future of the GOP Isn’t Santorum.

We created this. Getting the Christian conservative vote is a good idea, because standing for life is a good idea. And while I disagree with the government getting involved in decisions between two consenting adults, upholding the concept of marriage as a union between a man and a woman is overall positive. What is a terrible idea is not educating the social conservatives about the importance of fiscal conservatism. I can’t tell you how many people I’ve encountered at church support candidates because they “support pro-life and pro-traditional marriage” yet they’re incredibly liberal.

The fact of the matter is, we’ve allowed pro-life and marriage become issues for liberals to hide behind. As conservatives, we’ve got to be a lot better about educating our base, if we don’t, candidates like Sanatorum and Mike Huckabee will continue to have traction while real accomplished conservatives like Rick Perry and Newt Gingrich will get slammed for their so called “apostasies” that are really, in the grand scheme of things, insignificant.

 

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