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Romney Was Not the Problem

anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 11:33 AM
one of chameleon romney's problems was that he could not talk specifics because it would have become too obvious that there was not really much difference between himself and obama. the idea to nominate the author of obama-nomneycare to save us from obama-romneycare was beyond ridiculous.
anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 11:39 AM
santorum or gingrich would have had a similar problem because their rhetoric also does not match their track records.
the GOP's best chance was to nominate the only non-hypocrite, ron paul.
Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 11:38 AM
There was a huge difference between Romney and the messiah. Romney actually understood economics, and the messiah doesn't know the first thing about that subject. Romney did build a huge business and it ran well, obozo was a community organizer with no economic or financial experience...but the messiah sure knows how to press the class warfare button....
anti-neocon Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 11:49 AM
the fact that he understood economics does not change the fact that his position of most issues is NOT conservative and NOT constitutional. romney was nearly as big government as obozo. romney was pro-bailout, pro-tarp, pro mandate, pro-gun control, pro-dept. of education, pro-entitlement, pro global intervention, pro-federal reserve, offered no specific cuts in federal spending ( only cuts in projected increases ), ect.

Small minds always leap to the answers given the last time around, which is probably why Maxine Waters keeps getting re-elected. But the last time is not necessarily the same as this time. A terrorist attack is not the same as the Cold War, a war in Afghanistan is not the same as a war in Iraq, and Mitt Romney is not the same as John McCain or Bob Dole.

But since the election, many conservatives seem to be coalescing around the explanation for our defeat given by Jenny Beth Martin of the Tea Party Patriots, who said: "What we...