There are many people wondering why the Republican Party has run campaigns that are not well coordinated, are divisive on some issues and can't seem to get their messages to impact on the American people the way that Democrats do. Here's the real problem: They don't have a well organized structure to hold them together and make things happen. Sure, there are powerful people like the Koch Brothers who push a conservative philosophy, and there are many rich folks who support the Republicans with finances. The Republican Party relies too heavily on financial support and relies less on other support mechanisms that could persuade the public.
What does the Democrat Party have that the Republicans don't have? They have a centralized structure that not only creates financing, but requires that all other Democrats, liberal, moderate or candidates that are somewhere in between to not only toe the party line, but actively support the campaigns — or else. Organizations like
What makes these organizations so powerful is the degree to which they pressure their people and the forcefulness in which they push their agenda. Take for example, Bill and
If Republicans are going to have much of a chance of regaining control of this country's politics, there has to be a more ruthless organization created with the tentacles to influence organizations that influence voters to vote their way.
Donald Frost, Essex