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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

imhistory Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 10:38 AM
I kept wondering, before the debates, where was Romney? Where is the campaign? Why wasn't Romney doing something, anything? I figured he was planning on letting the debates be his campaign. Why didn't he talk Fast and Furious to Latinos? Why didn't he hammer Benghazi? I am a conservative but I haven't always been one. (Thank you Mr. Churchill) I feel about as red as red can be and I am sad over the election results. I can't stand anything that has happened over the last four years and I fear for our nation. I worry that all a candidate has to do to get elected is lie well and have some charisma. Many voters seem to be satisfied with superficial, feel good (give me an Obama phone) than with hard cold facts (GDP anyone?).

Memorandum to the GOP: When running an election campaign it is often valuable to select a nominee who represents the rank and file of the Party. This is how other Parties do it. Perhaps you might get on board.

Who?

Well let’s start with who not to select.

There was George H.W. Bush, who, while a nice, honorable public servant, won primarily because of the record Reagan established. He lost because the rest of us thought that when he mouthed the words “Read my lips, go to Texas,” he meant “Read my lips, no new taxes.”  

There was Bob Dole,...