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JackGarvey Wrote: Dec 28, 2012 6:18 PM
Laura, you commented toward the end of your 11 points: "I no longer have any patience for stupidity, blindness, or vulgarity, so with each dumb "tweet" or FB post by one of my happily lefty comrades, another one bites the dust, for me." For me, you don't Walk Your Own Talk.: I am by no means a prude, but talking about a "Vagina Vote" strikes me as "vulga. Pt #3 was: "It's the culture, stupid." Isn't that similar to a "dumb 'tweet . ' or just RUDE? We live in one of the most uncharted waters in the History of Democracy and you want to revert to our childhood days w guys wearing BLACK and WHITE Hats. Honestly, do you think the politicians are really pulling the strings? Wall Street "got a pass" because they hold the Steering Wheel!

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...