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What Went Wrong Last Tuesday

Chris736 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 5:05 PM
You are ignoring facts. The Tea Party delivered the 2012 votes with a clear message. The Republican leadership left the message and lost the election. They listened to the LEFT who depicted the Tea Party as several things it was not. It was about two things: 1: Less government spending; 2: Smaller government. People respond to clarity which was a major part of Obama success. He never left his main point - Tax the rich. That was his winning mantra. Romney was lost in an "I'm not Obama fog". Complexity may oil government (for now), but it doesn't win elections.

Disbelief is the word that defines the Republican state of mind in the wake of the 2012 re-election of President Barack Obama.

The obvious questions are: “How can Americans have re-elected a president who has presided over an economy where unemployment still hovers at 8 percent ?”

And, “How can Americans have re-elected a president who still doesn’t grasp that his big government policies are what have blocked our economic recovery?”

The Republican Party needs to take responsibility for this disaster.

Nothing in the outcome of this election is a surprise. The realities which produced these election results have...