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Romney Was Not the Problem

John_Selden Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 9:05 AM
Romney always was a weak candidate in terms of his ability to express the benefits of the free market over a command economy. Wishy-Washy from the first he pretty much said whatever was necessary to get the nomination in a field of other weak, or broken, candidates. Herman Cain frightened the Democrats, which is why there was so much attention focused on finding or inventing dirt. In the end he also proved weak. Romney was perceived as a "moderate" technocrat and was sold as just another rich guy by the Obama campaign. He really did little to dispel these things, with the exception of selecting Paul Ryan as VP, although this is not enough to make a campaign.
Marie150 Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 9:28 AM
I doubted whether he knew how to explain the free market. But OBAMA is awful.

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...