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Post-Mortem

achen Wrote: Dec 24, 2012 9:20 AM
Laura misses the point. Anyone that's SINCERE about defining the problem and tries 2 change the direction the country's headed but fails to point the finger @ themselves (pontificating) IMHO, has no credibility. True, the reason we r in the situation we r is because the 'demonized' LEFT has taken over the MSM, schools, churches, etc. But what she fails 2 mention is that WE (ALL OF US) empowered them. i.e. WE ARE REAPING what we have sown. A history professor once told me that the Roman Empire didn't collapse because of immorality or barbarians; it collapsed because each citizen, every day, stole a grain of wheat. (i.e. the proverbial boiling of a frog metaphor.)

I am already reading so many pundits and other talking heads analyzing the disaster that was this year’s elections. I am adding my own ten cents. Here goes:

1. We are outnumbered

We accurately foresaw the enthusiasm, the passion, the commitment, the determination, and the turnout. Married women, men, independents, Catholics, evangelicals – they all went for Romney in percentages as high or higher than the groups which voted for McCain in 2008. It wasn’t enough. What we saw in the election on Tuesday was a tipping point: we are now at a place where there are legitimately fewer Americans who...