Remembering everything. Learning nothing:
“In the debates and in sweeping rallies across the country, Mitt Romney captured the imagination of millions of Americans.” - Some Romney functionary, doubling down on the epistemic closure bubble
The GOP has an almost infallible knack for learning exactly the wrong things from failure. It’s going to be a long time in the wilderness for them. Meanwhile, those who care about the Church’s teaching first should set about finding ways and means to implement it in its fullness, not worrying about the GOP and currying favor with it.