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Year in Review: The Political Highs and Lows of 2012

jeanettefarah Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 7:31 PM
In fact, Reagan's decision to continue the proxy war after the Soviets were willing to retreat played a direct role in Bin Laden's ascendancy.
mlew Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 7:55 PM
Jerry555, stop posting. You are embarrassing the conservative movement.
AmericanObserver Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 7:43 PM
Not "SPAM", Jerry555. Factual, in fact. Deal with it. I know it doesn't fir with the Townhall propaganda machine it is correct.

Suddenly, 2013 is upon us.  New year, similar issues, familiar players.  But before we set our sights on the battles and controversies to come, let's cast our gaze backwards to the year that was.  2012 promised to be a politically consequential year, and it lived up to its billing, albeit with generally disappointing outcomes from a conservative perspective.  The following is my personal take on the most significant political peaks and valleys from the past calendar year.  Let's begin with the good stuff:

(3) Mitt Romney selects Paul Ryan as his running mate. Many conservatives viewed Mitt Romney's presidential...