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Political Parties Need Rebranding

doug3694 Wrote: Nov 20, 2012 11:38 PM
Romney won the nomination fair and square. He was our best candidate and would have won, if not for OH and MI already bought in the auto bailout, and a fortuitous hurricane and stab in the back from Christy. The other factor is some people had been depressed by months of anti-Romney rhetoric on talk radio, and from Palin and other minor fiefdoms out there.
Mountain Rose Wrote: Nov 21, 2012 2:50 AM
We won the white vote and lost the Latino vote.

Catholic Latinos are natural conservatives, and we failed to reach out to them

This is inexcusable considering Romney has a son who speaks beautiful fluent Spanish.

Shame on us for not taking advantage of this talent.
Dozens of explanations have been offered by people who think they are savvy about politics to explain why Mitt Romney lost and Barack Obama was reelected despite his many unlawful actions and the high unemployment figures. I toss into the mix my view that the two major political parties need rebranding.

Obama's massive negative TV advertising rather successfully branded Romney and the Republican Party as rich guys who can't empathize with ordinary hard-working Americans. In fact, Obama grew up enjoying a pampered lifestyle attending elite schools and colleges and now is rich, too, with his wealth and lifestyle coming from...