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Thank Fox for that

The traditional Republican base is now too small—the party must forge a new one

By Peter Kellner   December 2012

The Republicans found themselves on the wrong side of demography and millions of moderate voters

Barack Obama has many people to thank for his victory over Mitt Romney. They include his family, his White House and Democratic party colleagues, his financial backers and the activists in swing states who mobilised his voters. But there is someone else to whom he owes a special debt of gratitude: Rupert Murdoch. And if things stay as they are, Obama’s Democratic successors will have cause to bless Murdoch, too. You read that right. I…

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