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Rubio's Amnesty: A Path to Oblivion for the GOP

Bick4 Wrote: Jan 31, 2013 6:56 PM
And just who do you think was a better candidate? Please tell me the more competent candidate we have had run for president since Thomas Jefferson or even Washington (and both of these men had more faults than Romney). This is not a perfect man, but when you look at the entire package (valedictorian of his BYU college class, double major at Harvard, deeply moral and religious , impeccable personal credentials, extremely generous and helpful to others, faithful husband, successful father, extremely successful businessman and politician) I can't think of anyone who is even close to this man. It is a shame that the country will never have the blessing of him being our president.

Apart from finding out that Barack Obama did far worse in his re-election than nearly any other incumbent who won re-election, the only thing that perked me up after Nov. 6 was coming across a Time magazine published after the 2004 election, when George W. Bush won a second term.

In the mirror image of all the 2012 post-election analyses, the Democrats were said to be finished, out of ideas, hopelessly unpopular. It's like watching MSNBC, with the word "Democrats" replaced with "Republicans."

Democrats had thrown everything they had into beating Bush, crushing the Howard Dean wing of...