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Nice Losers

Jeff2422 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 2:42 PM
Heck, Obama knows one thing, 50.000001% beats 49.999999%. That is all he cared about in 08 against Hillary when he piled up delegates from the caucus states while she wasted her time and money on the proportional states. The man can count. Don't think he knows much else, but he can definitely count.

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...