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3 Qualities the 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee Must Have

Henry VIII Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 10:19 AM
The Pol Sci rule of thumb was eight years with the same party usually says that said party has worn out its welcome, but the messiah has thrown the rule book out of the window, so I must concur with your analysis.

I must confess in 2012 -- almost from the beginning -- I felt inclined to vote for Mitt Romney for president of the United States. His intellect, extraordinary business record, and honorable career in public service convinced me that he was uniquely qualified to serve faithfully in that office. But there was something else: As a moderate hailing from a deeply blue state, I thought he could appeal to centrist Republicans and right-leaning Independents nationwide -- perhaps enough of them to give him a decided edge on Election Day.

Unfortunately, that didn’t happen.

And yet to say that Governor Romney...