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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

bd-gslo Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 9:54 AM
You have no idea what you are talking about. California raised its taxes to resolve a fiscal crisis. We cut spending too. The money set aside for schools won't be increasing anything. We are struggling to keep the level of education we currently have. California actually acted responsibly in this case. Gov. Brown ran on shared sacrifice and got it done.

Memorandum to the GOP: When running an election campaign it is often valuable to select a nominee who represents the rank and file of the Party. This is how other Parties do it. Perhaps you might get on board.


Well let’s start with who not to select.

There was George H.W. Bush, who, while a nice, honorable public servant, won primarily because of the record Reagan established. He lost because the rest of us thought that when he mouthed the words “Read my lips, go to Texas,” he meant “Read my lips, no new taxes.”  

There was Bob Dole,...