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Nice Losers

Joe296 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 8:46 AM
Hard to beat the Democrat's "Five Pillars of Demagoguery". Women, Senior Citizens, Gays, Minorities and the Successful. The Dems simply come up with some "issue(s)" related to the above to incite their base and ride their emotions to victory.
OriginalWinghunter Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 8:56 AM
The Left: Where Greed Meets Envy
"Real trouble begins when those who crave power gain it by manipulating resentments. It is where greed meets envy -- the structural foundation of the political left. When stripped of its many pretenses, the political left's objective is control. It goes about trying to gain that control using a very simple formula: creating an enemy, and creating resentment in as many people as possible against that created enemy. It seeks to exploit envy to satiate its greed for power and never lets a crisis (real or imagined) go to waste..."

Mitt Romney now joins the long list of the kinds of presidential candidates favored by the Republican establishment-- nice, moderate losers, people with no coherently articulated vision, despite how many ad hoc talking points they may have.

The list of Republican presidential candidates like this goes back at least as far as 1948, when Thomas E. Dewey ran against President Harry Truman. Dewey spoke in lofty generalities while Truman spoke in hard-hitting specifics. Since then, there have been many re-runs of this same scenario, featuring losing Republican presidential candidates John McCain, Bob Dole, Gerald Ford and, when he ran...