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It's Hard to Be a Republican

ericynot Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 5:01 PM
none, Rational people don't spend gobs of money on attorneys to fight cases they don't think they can win. Maybe Romney just feels like it's a losing cause.
Even when the economy is terrible, when the incumbent Democratic president has not been able to demonstrate success on job creation or growth, and even when the standard of living for Americans is declining on his watch, the country will choose a Democrat "who cares about the problems of people like me" over the Republican. That alone is enough to make Republican heads spin for some time.

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