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3 Qualities the 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee Must Have

Earl29 Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 12:16 PM
You see, Dag, we don't think people who support fiscal responsibility and Constitutional government are whack jobs. We think that the majority of Americans support those things, which are the essence of the Tea Party. All we have to do is nominate someone who will offer a contrast to the big spending dictatorial government types you prefer.

I must confess in 2012 -- almost from the beginning -- I felt inclined to vote for Mitt Romney for president of the United States. His intellect, extraordinary business record, and honorable career in public service convinced me that he was uniquely qualified to serve faithfully in that office. But there was something else: As a moderate hailing from a deeply blue state, I thought he could appeal to centrist Republicans and right-leaning Independents nationwide -- perhaps enough of them to give him a decided edge on Election Day.

Unfortunately, that didn’t happen.

And yet to say that Governor Romney...