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GOP road to recovery should start with civility

Post-election, Republican analysts are attempting to determine "what went wrong" by interpreting voting patterns based on skin color, gender and income, very accessible statistics. Yet, news coverage reveals an electorate expressing a profound moral weariness with campaign rhetoric and expenses.

In this past Sunday's edition of "This Week with George Stephanopoulos," Katrina vanden Heuvel, editor and publisher of The Nation, referred to the Republican Party as "a discredited brand with a shrinking base out of touch with the values that seem to be moving very quickly in this country." Here's why I agree.

Beginning with the Moral Majority and then...