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  • The Incredible Shrinking Republican Base

    Now that Obama appears to have a lock on being the Democratic candidate for president, we now shift our focus to John McCain. We all know that McCain is no conservative - not by a long shot. However, the real question is how the Republican "base" will vote, if they vote at all. For years, this base has been made up of white, married Christians, but there are indications that the Republican base may be changing. If so, the 2008 election may offer us a glimpse into the future of Republican politics. This week, I will reprint a very interesting article by Dr. Alan Abramowitz that discusses the shrinking Republican base. After that, I'll offer my own analysis of the situation....