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Opinion

Scot Lehigh

Enough supply-side silliness

Mitt Romney may be busy rationalizing his loss, but Republicans elsewhere are starting to come to grips with it. Some are trying to divine where the GOP went wrong and, more importantly, how to return to its once-winning ways.

But for the GOP, which has suffered stinging defeats in three of the last four election cycles, much more will be required than merely adopting a more realistic position on illegal immigration. The party needs to turn away from what Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal calls “dumbed-down conservatism.”

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