Originally posted on RightMessage.org:
I don’t like being pessimistic. I really don’t. But folks, elections have consequences, and November 6th dealt a great blow to this country. We lost in a big way. Badly. And it hurt.
A lot of us have given up. A lot of us believe the country is lost. And it may very well be.
But we can’t stop fighting. We can’t just throw in the towel and admit defeat. It’s time to get back to work.
Why did we lose on November 6th?
We’re afraid to fight on social issues.
I know there is disagreement, even among the contributors to Right Message, about social issues. But one of the big problems the Republican Party faced last cycle was the refusal to even stand its ground on social issues. Democrats characterized Republicans as racists, sexists, and homophobes, and because the Republicans failed to fight back, choosing instead to pivot to…
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