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Republicans Got the Shellacking We Deserve

Brian953 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 9:57 AM
What an asinine opening! As if! The Republican Party is the party that focuses on ideas and policies, not whether a candidate is old or young, white or black, male or female. And for Crystal Wright to suggest that these incidentals are what we OUGHT to focus on makes my blood boil! The idea that Americans didn’t buy what the Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was selling because he was the wrong messenger is a shameful accusation. If that were the reason he lost, the country itself would be lost. (cont'd)
Brian953 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 9:58 AM
If Obama had not been black -- which gained him a lot of votes by identity politics -- Romney would have won. Even had Romeny been black it would not have helped because of the media's insistence that black conservatives are not legitimately black.

Now, she says that it is not the message that needs to change, which is true, because the message of fiscal responsibility and strong foreign policy is a good one.

But to follow that with that Republicans need to change the messenger? Man! Stop writing columns for a while, and go read some clear thinkers' writing on policies -- get this disgusting motife out of your head so that you can stop thinking like a fool!
wmou Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 10:19 AM
It was Romney's liberal views on foreign policy that I disliked the most about him.
Wednesday wasn’t “good morning” in the GOP. President Obama won a second term. Republicans deserve the shellacking we got because the party of Lincoln is running candidates in 2012 like it’s 1860. Old white men just don’t cut it anymore and are not reflective of the changing demographics of the country. America is browning up not whitening up, as evidenced by the US Census findings that minorities will make up 54% of the population by the year 2050.

Americans didn’t buy what the Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney was selling because he was the wrong messenger for a growing ethnically...