In a circumspect post, Matthew Yglesias considers how winning campaigns differ from effective governing coalitions. His central argument is that the Republican party as currently configured cannot attract both upper class and middle class voters at the same time. Ramesh Ponnuru considers the same problems, but comes to different conclusions. (Hat tips: Douthat and Sullivan, respectively)
Here, Ross Douthat expounds on the class challenges that Republicans will continue to face in the years ahead.