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Romney Was Not the Problem

Kimbery Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 2:25 PM
We said that in 2008 too... I think we are in for another rude awakening in 2016. The 47% is actually the 53% now. Our time as a superpower is at an end.
George257 Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 2:40 PM
Sadly there is some truth in that. But remember also that many years of ruinous Labour misrule in the UK led to economic collapse which led in turn to Mrs Thatcher coming to power. She never pretended to be a soft conservative. And America has some advantages over the UK. For one thing, the US has far more GENUINE Conservatives than the UK, which has very few. (The current Conservative Party is not worthy of the name. They will prob bring in gay marriage soon.)

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...