In the wake of the election, there's no doubt the Republican Party is capable of making some adjustments to rebrand itself... But it's obvious to anyone paying attention that the base simply won't allow the party to change in any meaningful way.... The [Republican] base is deeply encased within the twisted, alternate-reality looking glass that the GOP has been constructing throughout the last three decades: a realm of anger, racial resentment, distrust of government, hatred of immigrants and violently anti-choice misogynists and demagogues.Read More
By all appearances, the Republican Party is lost.
Source: Cesca, B (2012, December 6), The Crazy Base Won't Let the Republican Party Change, Huffington Post.