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Nice Losers

John147 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 5:24 PM
Why the F**K do republicans CARE about being nice? Good Leaders are not nice ppl! They make effective decisions and whoever gets impacted be damned. Ted cruz is now a senator. We need MORE ted cruz's to remove the GOP rinos from the house and take over the senate in 2014! We need young republicans to start getting the msg out for the next election!!!!. Boehner=loser, Old guard GOP= losers. We don't want a candidate older than 55 yrs old for the next election! And we want someone with the facts and not afraid to symbolically disembowel the democratic nominee in a debate!

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...