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The Initial Aftershocks

Cepat2 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 9:10 AM
Thank you Governor Christie. Appreciate your strategic support. And what did you get...actually get for the people of your state? Nothing more than would have been provided anyway. Governor Christie faces an election next year in which he will be opposed by a charismatic mayor of Newark with a slight degree of name recognition. Thats where the rubber meets the road in New Jersey.
Nobody likes to lose. But defeats can prove advantageous if used as a learning tool. Newt Gingrich lost his first two congressional campaigns, but won his third. Twenty years after his first defeat, he changed the nation with the Contract With America.

Those who may be disheartened and dismayed over Tuesday's election results might want to consider this: Our nation is strong and resilient, and the results must be used as an opportunity to learn rather than an opportunity to lay blame.

President Obama won. A sitting president always has an advantage, but with a listing economy, high...