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No More "Mr. Obama Is a Nice Guy"

ARod33178 Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 9:39 AM
> Contrary to your little narrative, Palin almost saved McCain from himself. And the statement was 100% truthful, going back to Obama's political career being launched with a fundraiser at the home of an unrepentant domestic terrorist, Bill Ayers.
There is a reflexive desire among a certain species of moderate Republicans to be perceived as "civil" by liberal opponents who believe that the mere existence of free-market, limited-government conservatism is an indecent affront to humankind. All aboard the U.S.S. Lost Cause.

This disastrous, bend-over bipartisanship is a hard habit to break. In 2008, Arizona Sen. John McCain rode the "Barack Obama is a nice guy, but vote for me" wave to crashing defeat. In 2012, McCain's endorsee, Mitt Romney, has made "Barack Obama is a nice guy but in over his head" a standard stump-speech talking point.

Conservatives of good will who've...