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What This Election Means

DHWood Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 12:48 PM
Yes, that is correct as far as the establishment picking Romney, and ramming him down the throats of would be supporters, when he bled lib just a short time ago as Govn'r. So I'm not a hardcore conservative, or so I would say, but just knowing how Romney was lefty, then faked to the right, was enough to make me not care to put it kindly. Another mashed mold propped up for show, told to do it, tested, made certain to comply... by the idiot pole bean counters in charge. It turns the stomach to say the least. Once they start "molding" their pick, they've blown it. They should remember, they are dealing with people way down here who actually give a **** about honesty.

There is no point in spinning -- conservatives need to face honestly what this election means.

A first take: Gov. Mitt Romney tried to win while leaning on only one leg of the old Reagan coalition: jobs, jobs, jobs, economy, economy, economy. Against a president with a poor record on the economy, he lost.

The Mitch Daniels "truce" strategy on social issues is a clear loser in this election. The Reagan coalition, which honestly may not be the pathway to victory moving forward, had three legs: values issues, national defense and economic growth.

Romney adopted the most ineffectual strategy vis-a-vis the social issues: adopt...