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Romney Was Not the Problem

Craigskeet Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 5:43 PM
Ann, Romney lost for the very simple reason that the country is not as badly off this year as it was in 1979! Just give Obama four more years, and the goose will be cooked for a return to economic sanity. Remember, it took a quarter century to get us to 1979; Obama's policies are so aggressively socialistic that 8 years will be enough!

Small minds always leap to the answers given the last time around, which is probably why Maxine Waters keeps getting re-elected. But the last time is not necessarily the same as this time. A terrorist attack is not the same as the Cold War, a war in Afghanistan is not the same as a war in Iraq, and Mitt Romney is not the same as John McCain or Bob Dole.

But since the election, many conservatives seem to be coalescing around the explanation for our defeat given by Jenny Beth Martin of the Tea Party Patriots, who said: "What we...