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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

jlewis275 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 10:55 PM
That was not nice. I felt the same way. It's going to take a lot of healing for me to get back into the fray. Those dumbasses who didn't vote hurt a lot of people. This is not the time to be telling people that just because they're demoralized they should join with the liberals is just wrong. We need to let everybody grieve in their own way. Be a shoulder, not a boot. Sorry, not trying to be preachy. It's just that I know how Blair31 feels. My husband thought he was going to have to hospitalize me I was so depressed yesterday and Thursday night. I have never cried over an election before. I was really invested in Mitt Romney and this election. What a terrible letdown.

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,...