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The Dirty Little Secret of 2012

grannykk Wrote: Nov 14, 2012 10:01 PM
Mitt Romney was a capable, experienced, moral candidate. He lacked the charisma to allow voters to lift him up and carry him to victory. Despite the negativity, the right candidate could have prevailed. However, Republicans seem to be unable to provide the party with truly charismatic leadership. John Boehner is a boring speaker, albeit good at his job. Hopefully, he will not have "earned" the Republican nomination for President at the next round. Why the party can't find suitable, winning candidates is a mystery. The Republicans also seem to lack the ability to convincingly and actively communicate their views and programs while pointing out failures the democrats pursue and promote.
elevesque Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 12:02 PM
This election had nothing to do with Mitt Romney. Obama only needed 1 million votes. He had 4 million in OHio through Voter Fraud. see: for a list of how Obama and the Democrats and George Soros thieved this election. Mitt Romney had this election wrapped up. If the United States does not BAN these electronic voting machines which can easily be rigged like Germany, Ireland, the Netherlands there will never be another LEGAL election again.

A version of this column appeared originally in THE DAILY BEAST.

To paraphrase the traditional Passover formulation honored in Jewish homes: why was this election different from all other elections? What makes 2012 stand out in recent political history, either as a temporary anomaly or a significant, long-term shift in the electorate?

The most striking change in the results this year involved a precipitous and alarming decline in voter participation, a drop-off that stemmed from a deliberate strategy by the Obama campaign and almost certainly provided the president with his margin of victory. Meanwhile, much of the conventional wisdom about...