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Year in Review: The Political Highs and Lows of 2012

HarryReidAllAmerican Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 1:03 PM
DOOM AND GLOOM!!!!!
SuperSam Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 1:07 PM

Yes. Under Owebummer; doom and gloom. More debt than all previous presidents combined, record breaking deficits, poverty, bankruptcies, all record breaking bads.

DelicateLoyalist Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 1:06 PM
Harry- don't be a dupe. Look at the countries which have already done this socialist/commie thing. Do you think American Exceptionalism will make it work? Btw - i'm glad to see that you libs finally believe that Americans are exceptional at something;)

Suddenly, 2013 is upon us.  New year, similar issues, familiar players.  But before we set our sights on the battles and controversies to come, let's cast our gaze backwards to the year that was.  2012 promised to be a politically consequential year, and it lived up to its billing, albeit with generally disappointing outcomes from a conservative perspective.  The following is my personal take on the most significant political peaks and valleys from the past calendar year.  Let's begin with the good stuff:

(3) Mitt Romney selects Paul Ryan as his running mate. Many conservatives viewed Mitt Romney's presidential...