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Romney Was Not the Problem

Jim4136 Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 1:21 PM
The trouble with big city conservative pundits is that they eventually lose touch with the base. Even you, Ann. Yes, Romney is a nice guy. Yes, he holds many conservative principles. But nobody is mentioning the elephant in the room: out here in the hinterland we still take our relationship with God seriously, more seriously than our interest in politics. It isn't politically correct to mention Romney's religion, but if you want to see what effect it had, read what Devin from North Dakota said about the voters in his family - it'll open your eyes: Fact is, Romney was a non-Christian running against a non-Christian and that's a contest guaranteed to leave the Republican base unenthused.

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...