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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

Cari.B Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 6:25 PM
All true, John. Since the NBC talking heads are advising the GOP to dump the right and head to the middle it must be bad advice. The problem is - that is just what the GOP did in 2012. The Establishment didn't like the spending and goverment cutters we sent in 2010 so they made sure, along with Rove & FoxNews, that we swung middle with no distinct message to follow & we got: John McCain the movie, Part 2. After the Primary I was only inspired to be anti-Obama. I liked Mitt's speeches at the very end, but it was too late. I've commented before, having Rove be the one on FoxNews to analyze why the GOP lost is like having Obama & Hillary investigate Benghazi.
Nita58 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 8:04 PM
In what way was Mitt Romney in the middle? He is a conservative. The dems very much agreed on that.
LtScrounge Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 8:44 PM
He was at best a moderate. I liked Mitt, but he wasn't much more conservative than George W. Bush.

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.


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,...