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What This Election Means

greenpointguy Wrote: Nov 29, 2012 10:59 AM
47/53, actually. That's a 6-point gap. Obama's only the third president in a century to win two elections with more than 50% of the vote. Don't try to minimize the blowout here.

There is no point in spinning -- conservatives need to face honestly what this election means.

A first take: Gov. Mitt Romney tried to win while leaning on only one leg of the old Reagan coalition: jobs, jobs, jobs, economy, economy, economy. Against a president with a poor record on the economy, he lost.

The Mitch Daniels "truce" strategy on social issues is a clear loser in this election. The Reagan coalition, which honestly may not be the pathway to victory moving forward, had three legs: values issues, national defense and economic growth.

Romney adopted the most ineffectual strategy vis-a-vis the social issues: adopt...