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Romney Was Not the Problem

GPeyton Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 11:49 AM
You can be forceful without being mean or bitter; Romney was too moderate in tone. Big Bird was the perfect example. He should have simply said repeatedly that Big Bird can stand on his own two feet, as can most who are instead feeding from the government trough. But I can't say we had any better options. Why would any sane person run as a Republican, when they can portray a good and decent man like Mitt as some sort of fascist Neanderthal? Young single women feared Mitt would take away their birth control? Seriously? Anyone dumb enough to believe that is not capable of being rationally persuaded.

Small minds always leap to the answers given the last time around, which is probably why Maxine Waters keeps getting re-elected. But the last time is not necessarily the same as this time. A terrorist attack is not the same as the Cold War, a war in Afghanistan is not the same as a war in Iraq, and Mitt Romney is not the same as John McCain or Bob Dole.

But since the election, many conservatives seem to be coalescing around the explanation for our defeat given by Jenny Beth Martin of the Tea Party Patriots, who said: "What we...