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Political Parties Need Rebranding

Charles SWVA Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 4:17 PM
InAmericaSince1627 (Me to -1627 Creasy family,1630 Stewart family) Wrote: Having skin "in the game" is one thing. Being on food stamps or welfare or general relief should disqualify one from voting. It is unAmerican to suggest that people who want to take the results of your labor for themselves should not be allowed to vote for government thugs that will do that for them.
Dozens of explanations have been offered by people who think they are savvy about politics to explain why Mitt Romney lost and Barack Obama was reelected despite his many unlawful actions and the high unemployment figures. I toss into the mix my view that the two major political parties need rebranding.

Obama's massive negative TV advertising rather successfully branded Romney and the Republican Party as rich guys who can't empathize with ordinary hard-working Americans. In fact, Obama grew up enjoying a pampered lifestyle attending elite schools and colleges and now is rich, too, with his wealth and lifestyle coming from...