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Campaign 2012 in a Nutshell: Wrong Ideas Vs. No Ideas

FORPERRY Wrote: Sep 07, 2012 9:59 AM
You hit the nail on the head! The main stream media is our biggest threat to freedom. If we didn't have Fox News we would be sunk for sure. The MSM can lead an ignorant electrate in any direction they want. The highest price we pay in the country is for ignorance and they know it. Wake up people!!!

Charlotte, N.C. -- Going by the conventional rules of American politics, the Democratic Convention this week was an unmitigated disaster. And, going by the same rules, GOP convention was a disaster, too. So, either the rules of American politics have fundamentally changed, or at least one of the parties is taking an enormous gamble.

Since the Nixon years, the GOP has enjoyed a marked advantage over the Democrats at the presidential level. Cultural issues -- race, religion, abortion, patriotism -- have worked to the Republicans' advantage. Until Barack Obama's election in 2008, no Democrat has won the presidency without aggressively...