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Reason TV flashback: Jim DeMint on why GOP must become more Libertarian - 11/10/12 (video)

After a solid drubbing on Tuesday, Republicans are looking for answers to their electoral woes. Perhaps it's time for the party to live up to their limited government rhetoric and take a few notes from the libertarian playbook.

Back in February Reason's Nick Gillespie and Matt Welch spoke with Sen. Jim DeMint (R-S.C.) about why Republican survival is predicated on the GOP becoming more libertarian.

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what demint meant was libertarian fiscal side of issue not

social side. apart from drug legalization i don't have a problem with that statement, especially not the life issue, but i favor the states handle it. LP has been trying to push this full-on appeal to feminists and gay right groups since obama win. they are losing all credibility.

I think many in the GOP know

I think many in the GOP know this dialog has to happen, but are (even now) still in denial.

The human race divides politically into those who want people to be controlled and those who have no such desire. - Heinlein

They deserved it.

They deserved it.

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