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Romney Was Not the Problem

Jim Oakland Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 7:55 AM
The real reason Obama won is that he was able to get out of responsibility for the economy. Unfortunately, the only thing that is going to revive that Republican party is for the democrat's policies to fail. You can criticize Ann Coulter, but she was one of the few people that said John Roberts was a mistake. Now look, we have Obamacare. Roberts could have stopped it, but he didn't.
Winkmeister (Formerly David) Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 8:02 AM
The American people fell for FDR four straight terms and stayed in poverty for 16 years until FDR was able to get us into WWII.
Jim Oakland Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 8:07 AM
Correct. I almost said that in my statement.
Mountain Rose Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 8:26 AM
Absolutely.

I have tried to point this out, and my Leftie friends have no answer to why the Great Depression lasted as long as FDR continued to bully business and tear down his fellow aristocrats.
James____Tx Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 8:30 AM
Read the Forgotten Man, a new history of the great depression

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...