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An Open Letter to Mitt Romney

Bill3610 Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 12:18 PM
Like McCain, your tepid campaign did not excite the people. There were points of national concern that you glossed over. Those who managed your effort might as well have been working for Obama - so poor was their staging effort. Add the fact that the Paul supporters stayed home and the election was lost because the GOP simply does not lnow how to campaign.
M444ss Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 6:24 PM
Tepid campaign? Not sure where your focus is, Bill. I was pretty excited from the hope that President Obama would soon be gone. I thought Romney would have made a great president. But even if I was wrong, he'd have been far better than what we have now. The voters who didn't vote can't blame Romney for running a poor campaign. They can only blame themselves. Say, are you one of those "principled" voters that refused to cast a ballot for a phony conservative like Romney?
KDBeale Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 4:31 PM

I saw a lot of excitement for Mitt Romney and he ran a classy campaign. We must have been watching different TV channels. There were huge crowds coming to his rallies and not so much for Obama. There was enough excitement and numbers to make Mitt President so what happened? Simple- the election was rigged for Obama.
AwesomeWiseGirl Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 10:57 PM
KDBeale -- I totally agree with you!!!!
CLF Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 12:32 PM
Hey Bill, you obviously are an expert on campaigning and politics. I mean the professional experience and knowledge just oozes out of you.

So please, feel free to get your butt out there and run for president yourself. See what it's like...

Editor's note: A version of this piece first appeared at USAToday.com.

Dear Mitt,

I have awakened on November 7 to learn that your bid for the presidency was unsuccessful. In the midst of the disappointment that I share with you, I want to thank you for devoting years of your life to the wearisome task of running for president. Millions of Americans are grateful to you.

You have been one of my heroes for the past 48 years. I still recall vividly the valiant cross country race you ran at our Cranbrook Homecoming in October of 1964—a race...