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A way out of the wilderness

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Karl Rove has a good piece up at Newsweek wherein he outlines a path back to power for the Republican Party.

In the coming year, we will be defined more by what we oppose than what we are for; the president-elect and the Democrats in Congress will control the agenda. We must pick fights carefully and center them around principle. The goal is to have the sharp differences that emerge make the GOP look like the more reasonable, hopeful and inviting party—which is easier said than done.

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November 16, 2008 at 2:04 pm

The Rove Analysis

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Karl Rove has some poignant last minute analysis of the Presidential campaign just prior to Election Day:

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November 3, 2008 at 6:22 pm

Chuck Todd’s state-by-state analysis

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From the guy I would like to see hosting Meet the Press someday, Chuck Todd has posted his excellent state-by-state guide to Election Day:

Colorado: What a transformation. The Democratic dominance is taking place so fast that it appears the state forgot it was supposed to stop in “toss-up” land on its way from Red to Blue status. Democrats could win another House seat in the state, another Senate seat and see Obama carry the state. If I were the Republican Party, I’d make Michigan and Colorado my petri dishes for experiments to get the party’s groove back. Until the GOP can appeal to secular independents in the West and working class Democrats in the Midwest, they are going to be a minority party. The party’s comeback should start in one of these two states because they are microcosms of the GOP’s issues.

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November 2, 2008 at 10:44 am