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Romney Was Not the Problem

jhanrahan Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 1:51 PM
Dumb ignorant people believed BO's lies. If one hears a lie over and over many people will start to believe it!!!! (Ones who do not investigate the truth!!!!!)
wtmoore1 Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 2:22 PM
Which lies were those exactly?

Despite what Charles Krauthammer would have you believe, the Obama camp did not run a campaign on negativity and small ideas any more than the Romney camp or any other candidate in recent memory. The fact is, Romney lost because he attempted to tack too far to the right during the primaries, and he took positions that he couldn't erase from the minds of independent voters in the span of just a few months.

When Romney chose Paul Ryan as his running mate, and then almost immediately tried to distance himself from every single position on social issues that Ryan has publicly expressed, Democrats across the country quietly rejoiced. The desperation was obvious.

Small minds always leap to the answers given the last time around, which is probably why Maxine Waters keeps getting re-elected. But the last time is not necessarily the same as this time. A terrorist attack is not the same as the Cold War, a war in Afghanistan is not the same as a war in Iraq, and Mitt Romney is not the same as John McCain or Bob Dole.

But since the election, many conservatives seem to be coalescing around the explanation for our defeat given by Jenny Beth Martin of the Tea Party Patriots, who said: "What we...