Thursday, September 27, 2012

GOP Shrinking

Is the GOP Still a National Party? | The Middle Ground | Scoop.it

There are reasons to think it isn’t: Republicans have failed to win a plurality of voters (or a majority of the two-party vote) in four of the last five presidential elections. The single win was 2004, when George W. Bush was re-elected by the lowest margin of any successful incumbent since 1828. GOP talking points at the time touted Bush’s victory as a historic landslide because the map of sparsely populated counties he won (see above) covered almost the entire U.S. Therein lies a tale...

2 comments:

billy pilgrim said...

wait until jesse ventura runs in 2016!

Bob said...

Go Jesse Go!