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hiimterry Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 9:02 AM
Republicans and Democrats alike are going to send this whole country down a rat hole by clinging to those two issues. I know I'm going to be skewered by people on this site for saying it, but abortion and gay marriage are really the least of our worries at this point. When the economy collapses nobody is going to care anymore whether or not that gay couple down the street is "married" or not.

I am already reading so many pundits and other talking heads analyzing the disaster that was this year’s elections. I am adding my own ten cents. Here goes:

1. We are outnumbered

We accurately foresaw the enthusiasm, the passion, the commitment, the determination, and the turnout. Married women, men, independents, Catholics, evangelicals – they all went for Romney in percentages as high or higher than the groups which voted for McCain in 2008. It wasn’t enough. What we saw in the election on Tuesday was a tipping point: we are now at a place where there are legitimately fewer Americans who...