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A New America Or a Mediocre Candidate?

Texas Chris Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 9:59 AM
Let me boil it down for you: Romney sucked, was too far left, and alienated 20,000,000 Ron Paul supporters with his hired thugs, fraud, and primary-buying. It is hard, if not impossible, to win a general election once you've insulted and marginalized 25% of your base.
Frank130 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 10:35 AM
Yep. You are basically correct. I told my GOP friends/relatives that Romney's fate was sealed at the GOP Convention when he trashed Ron Paul & his supporters. I also predicted an Obama landslide victory in the electoral college that would include Obama winning even Florida. I live in FL & I knew how upset the Ron Paul Floridians were.

The Democrats and their allies in the mainstream media are now galloping along in full-throated triumphalist mode, which, of course, is their right given the results of the November 6th elections. Despite the efforts of some GOP operatives to accentuate the positives of this election, such as the victories of Republican gubernatorial candidates in various states, it certainly wasn’t a win for the Grand Old Party. Last week many mainstream media scribes took their turns at “interpreting’ the meaning of the election, most of them barely concealing their glee.

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