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Romney Was Not the Problem

Henry_lII Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 10:27 AM
Remember when the Republican controlled Congress promised to cut $100 billion from the budget after the election of 2010? What Was The [Admin:Expletive Deleted] Point? First they promised to cut $100 billion, then said what they really meant was that they'd hold out indefinitely for $60 billion, then they totally caved in to the Democrats, compromising on $38 billion, and in the end all we got was a lousy $352 million in cuts. What a gyp, shame on the spineless Republicans.
MoreFreedom Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 12:10 PM
And what did they get for raising the debt ceiling? A deal that raised taxes 4X more than they cut in spending. That's hardly "balanced". The reality is the only perhaps 10-15% of our Republican representatives want to reduce the burden of government, the rest like to spend, as it's the means by which they raise campaign cash and get re-elected.

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...