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Chip. Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 1:10 PM
I am thinking the crowd we can't reach do not consider themselves to be Americans and know they can't really integrate with the majority. So, they have little to lose by taking the country down and transforming it into something that looks more like whatever corners of the world they came from.

I am already reading so many pundits and other talking heads analyzing the disaster that was this year’s elections. I am adding my own ten cents. Here goes:

1. We are outnumbered

We accurately foresaw the enthusiasm, the passion, the commitment, the determination, and the turnout. Married women, men, independents, Catholics, evangelicals – they all went for Romney in percentages as high or higher than the groups which voted for McCain in 2008. It wasn’t enough. What we saw in the election on Tuesday was a tipping point: we are now at a place where there are legitimately fewer Americans who...