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Nice Losers

Beethovens10th Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 6:55 PM
Obama is given way too much credit, and it just stokes the little tyrant's ego. Obama is a symptom. The disease is a system; one that was contracted fully in the mid-1960's. We saw small glimpses of the full-blown disease at Kent State, at the 1968 Democratic National Convention, and at Woodstock. These were portals into the belly of the hell we were in for if we didn't take decisive action, and we failed to.

Mitt Romney now joins the long list of the kinds of presidential candidates favored by the Republican establishment-- nice, moderate losers, people with no coherently articulated vision, despite how many ad hoc talking points they may have.

The list of Republican presidential candidates like this goes back at least as far as 1948, when Thomas E. Dewey ran against President Harry Truman. Dewey spoke in lofty generalities while Truman spoke in hard-hitting specifics. Since then, there have been many re-runs of this same scenario, featuring losing Republican presidential candidates John McCain, Bob Dole, Gerald Ford and, when he ran...