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3 Qualities the 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee Must Have

LearningCommunity Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 4:01 PM
TP/GOP Gun Control = ignoring that a well regulated milita is necessary for a free State TP/GOP Cult Personality = Reagan is God TP/GOP Vegetarianism = Mega Agri-business is better for America than a free market. TP/GOP Anti-Religion = Anti Any religion that is not Evangelical Fundamentalism based on a 1st century mythology TP/GOP Universal Healthcare = die quickly TP/GOP Government picking winners and losers = Government making sure only White Evangelical Fundamentalist have power. TP/GOP Free Education = no one that does not have family wealth can get an eduation TP/GOP Socialist = anyone that does not think International Corporations should rule the world.

I must confess in 2012 -- almost from the beginning -- I felt inclined to vote for Mitt Romney for president of the United States. His intellect, extraordinary business record, and honorable career in public service convinced me that he was uniquely qualified to serve faithfully in that office. But there was something else: As a moderate hailing from a deeply blue state, I thought he could appeal to centrist Republicans and right-leaning Independents nationwide -- perhaps enough of them to give him a decided edge on Election Day.

Unfortunately, that didn’t happen.

And yet to say that Governor Romney...