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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

jlewis275 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 10:42 PM
According to a call in on Rush Limbaugh the true conservatives sat it out because Romney was too moderate. I take that to mean Tea Party but that's just my guess.Three million of our base did not vote because they wanted to send a message.

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.


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,...