Things are not the same today
Demographics is destiny
Even if Gas was $9.00 a gallon and Inflation and Unemployment were 30%+ a Ronald Reagan would still lose California, New York and Illinois and many other states.
Within 10 years the same will be able to be said of Texas
America was mortally wounded in 1965 with Ted Kennedy's Immigration and Nationality Act,
So, we don't just lie there and bleed out and wait for the guy with the chalk. We get our butt to a hospital, get help, heal up, and then go looking with a bunch of our friends for the guy who cut us.
And we solve our social problem.