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Election Could Mirror 1980 Race

Illbay Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 9:47 AM
Stop reading the MSM. That's your biggest problem. The vast majority of people give them no credibility whatsoever. Why are you so easily gulled?
Illbay Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 11:47 AM
I didn't like Palin, and never saw her appeal to conservatives. She is only "conservative" to the extent that she knows how to bluster. When you look at her political record, she's a typical Alaska Republican who is quite content with living off taxes and fees from oil exploration.

Romney has been tough. Romney HAS spoken out. You are listening to the wrong sources. If you expect the MSM to give him any airtime beyond what they can use for plausible deniability, you are foolish.

Go to Romney's website and read the accounts there of his speeches, his press releases. Go to the source.

And STOP giving such weight to what the MSM says. No one else does.
pow1000 Wrote: Sep 27, 2012 10:46 AM
They are trying make him into Sarah Palin. All the cr ap about Palin was made up, when she said something in a funny way it was blown out of porportion.
Romney needs to get tough, speak out and speak up and tell them off with a smile. lile Reagan.
There was only one presidential debate in 1980 between challenger Ronald Reagan and President Jimmy Carter. Just two days before the Oct. 28 debate, Carter was eight points ahead in the Gallup poll. A week after the debate, he lost to Reagan by nearly ten percentage points.

Reagan's debate quip, "There you go again," reminded voters of Carter's chronic crabbiness. Even more devastating was Reagan's final, direct question to American voters: "Are you better off than you were four years ago?" No one, it seemed, could muster a "Yes!"

Yet there was more to the 1980 campaign than the...