The Republican Base Doesn’t Want Taxes to be Increased

By: Tuesday November 27, 2012 1:05 pm

While the bulk of the electorate thinks we should increase taxes on the rich, the Republican base is firmly against the idea. According to a new CNN poll, 56 percent of American adults think taxes on the rich should be kept high to pay for government programs. Among Republicans, though, 64 percent think taxes on the rich should be kept low to encourage investment.

 

“But the Other Guys are Crazy” Strategy Sadly Seems to Be Working

By: Monday March 5, 2012 3:30 pm

It seems the Obama campaign so far is mainly banking on a “but the other guys are so much worse” strategy to scare Democrats into wanting to turn out for Mr. Obama. Sadly, it appears the train wreck that is the Republican presidential primary is making that strategy somewhat successful.

Unlike Conservative Critics, GOP Base Has Favorable View of Mitt Romney

By: Wednesday January 18, 2012 8:40 am

While some high profile conservatives activists have problems with Mitt Romney as the Republican nominee, for the most part the Republican base claims to like him as well as or better than his rivals. That makes it very unlikely any of his rivals can stop his momentum towards the GOP nomination.

Republicans Worried About McCain’s Lack Of Appeal Among Conservatives

By: Wednesday May 7, 2008 1:33 pm

Lost in the battle between Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton last night were some more jaw-dropping numbers on the Republican side of the ledger. During the last three primaries–Pennsylvania, Indiana and North Carolina–McCain has failed to break 80% when running against nobody. In other words, John McCain has been losing between a fifth and a quarter of Republicans to protest votes for Mike Huckabee, Ron Paul and “none of the above”

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