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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

bd-gslo Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 10:06 AM
That would have worked out well for you.
tgwWhale Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 10:14 AM
Your lefty sarcasm misses the point: Santorum could have done no worse than Romney (lost). I mentioned my primary vote so that intelligent people would know that I was not approving of Romney, just making the point that it is not right to blame the "party insiders" for the choice of a candidate when he wins the primaries.

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.

Who?

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,...