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Republican Party Must Face Up to Past Failures

FriscoLawyer Wrote: Dec 11, 2012 11:36 AM
"Obama apparently had enough charm and rhetoric to avoid President Carter’s fate even on a similarly dismal record." Wrong. Obama won because he is black. If he had been white, like Carter, he would have lost in a landslide of Biblical proportions. Anyone who does not see that racism was the chief cause of this election result is not paying attention.

Republicans are rightfully depressed by the reelection of President Obama and for the failure of the Republican Party to take the majority in the Senate. I have read much and heard much. But, I have heard very little about the Republicans expressing contrition for their past failures and very little that demonstrates that today’s Republican Party leaders recognize the causes of those past failures.

No one should be surprised by Obama’s reelection. He was a very popular candidate who swept into office in 2008 and he was a formidable incumbent this year. The only reason Romney had a chance was...