Republican Party http://tspr.org en Will the GOP Move to the Center? http://tspr.org/post/will-gop-move-center <p>Days after April Fools Day, we still look over our shoulders, and one political prank breathing down our necks is the “new” GOP.</p><p>President Obama’s 5-million vote victory over Republican Mitt Romney showed the country’s shifting demographics – more voters who are younger, better educated, more likely to be women, and more diverse in religion and race. That supposedly signaled to some GOP leaders that they should be less extremist and more open to the actual makeup of the nation.</p><p></p> Wed, 03 Apr 2013 18:26:30 +0000 Bill Knight 31470 at http://tspr.org Will the GOP Move to the Center? The Changing Republican Party http://tspr.org/post/changing-republican-party <p>My first political role model was Dwight D. Eisenhower &ndash; &ldquo;Ike.&rdquo; He was a peace-loving war hero, a Main Street Republican who sent troops to desegregate schools, a free-market guy who appreciated unions and launched the huge government program building the Interstates, a standup guy who stood up to GOP demagogue Joe McCarthy.<br /> Wed, 30 May 2012 16:14:06 +0000 Bill Knight 15910 at http://tspr.org The Changing Republican Party