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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

Jerome49 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:24 PM
Telling 20 to 25 million unemployed people that you want to cut unemployment compensation because you plan to create more jobs real soon isn't going to generate lots of enthusiasm either. Telling people who are getting government assistance that we can't afford to continue to do so any longer will result in the kind of response that the government of Greece is getting from its citizens.

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,...