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"There's a Sense That We Let Mitt Romney Down"

annfan_777 Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 6:59 AM
Captain Kid USMC Wrote: 42 minutes ago (6:15 AM) So because he didn't do these things we should sit home on election day and take a chance that Obama would be re-elected?? -------------------- No, I didn't say that. I don't think anyone should sit home on election day. But people at the grassroots level need to be inspired and Mitt didn't do that.
Major Kid, USMC Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 7:14 AM
I disagree at least partially. He did inspire a lot of people, just not enough to overcome the need of some for the perfect candidate. They were still wrong to stay home. We needed to get Obama out FIRST AND FOREMOST, THEN work on Romney to make him better while we looked for Mr. Perfect.
RedTruck Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 7:10 AM
why do ordinary citizens - any citizens have to connect with the President - who on earth can connect with Obama - and the senile Joe Biden - who thinks Obama understands anything - he only understands street talk and Chicago thug politics. Mitt Romney knows more about life, family life, people, charity, etc. than Obama every dreamed of knowing. Mitt Romney does not connect to anyone unable to function properly - and Obama gins up the envy, jealousy, revenge in those people.
No one is going to become a best bud of the POTUS - we need a leader, a person with vision for the country - we do not need to 'connect' to the President.
Robert 206 Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 7:17 AM
The facts are indisputable: Millions of Republicans sat home on their hands. McCain got more votes than Romney!
Major Kid, USMC Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 7:22 AM

Mitt Romney's top campaign aides conducted a conference call with conservative journalists this afternoon, during which they assessed the damage from Tuesday's electoral loss.  The participants included campaign manager Matt Rhoades, political director Rich Beeson, polling director Neil Newhouse and digital director Zac Moffatt.  A few notes from the call:

Matt Rhoades, on the overall race: "No campaign is perfect, and we certainly made our share of mistakes." On Paul Ryan: "He has come away from this race with a very bright future before him."

Rich Beeson, on the campaign's strategy: "We won independents and held the base....