Nick Gillespie on Why Romney and the Republicans Lost Big and Will Keep Losing


How did Mitt Romney and the GOP blow the 2012 elections so badly? The White House, a Senate majority, strengthened control of the House—all were in reach.

The problem, says Nick Gillespie, is that the Republican Party,

Despite its endlessly repeated mantra of limited government, is wildly out of touch with the majority of Americans who consistently say they want the government to do less, spend less, and not enforce a single set of values….Until the party actually changes its positions on basic policy issues and articulates a clear and consistent role for limited government, it has nowhere to go but down.