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Nice Losers

Desert Rat6 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 12:58 PM
Milos - I was thinking like that the first time around. I thought, surely the country will learn its lesson and kick Obambo out in a landslide. Guess I was wrong. Which makes me think they won't learn any better the second time around. Let the pandering exponentially amp up!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Mitt Romney now joins the long list of the kinds of presidential candidates favored by the Republican establishment-- nice, moderate losers, people with no coherently articulated vision, despite how many ad hoc talking points they may have.

The list of Republican presidential candidates like this goes back at least as far as 1948, when Thomas E. Dewey ran against President Harry Truman. Dewey spoke in lofty generalities while Truman spoke in hard-hitting specifics. Since then, there have been many re-runs of this same scenario, featuring losing Republican presidential candidates John McCain, Bob Dole, Gerald Ford and, when he ran...