Ira Stoll: Don't Look to the GOP for Leadership or Economic Growth


Republican HQ sign hung over a trailer home
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The Republican National Committee's report on how to recover from its 2012 election losses is out, and the product is a strange combination of the intriguing, the illuminating, the hypocritical, and the humorous.

Alas, it's dark humor for anyone who might have been looking to the Grand Old Party—which the report seeks to rebrand as the "Growth and Opportunity Party"—for leadership in returning America to full employment and robust economic growth.

Ira Stoll discusses what's wrong with the GOP's plan to return to relevance.