Republicans need to learn to compete in the mud and not be intimidated by charges of racism.With the democrats, it's just a game of whoever can throw the most rotten eggs that stick wins.
Obama's side threw the most rotten eggs that stuck last year.
Debating the issues and defending them isn't part of the game.
They also need to stick to meaningful issues and drop the abortion stuff, which hurts them badly with many women who would otherwise vote Republican.
The folks from your church probably didn't vote anyway, because of Romney's religion. So what good are they?