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Nice Losers

James____Tx Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 9:25 PM
Well let's just hope that the GOP figures out what it stands far and finds a leader who can aggressively express those values. Otherwise it is going the way of the wig party. Me I quiet the GOP in 2003 and I have just wasted my last vote on a GOP candidate.

Mitt Romney now joins the long list of the kinds of presidential candidates favored by the Republican establishment-- nice, moderate losers, people with no coherently articulated vision, despite how many ad hoc talking points they may have.

The list of Republican presidential candidates like this goes back at least as far as 1948, when Thomas E. Dewey ran against President Harry Truman. Dewey spoke in lofty generalities while Truman spoke in hard-hitting specifics. Since then, there have been many re-runs of this same scenario, featuring losing Republican presidential candidates John McCain, Bob Dole, Gerald Ford and, when he ran...