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Romney Was Not the Problem

lgoldhammer Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 9:07 AM
I'd seen a video of where the candidates sit on this spectrum on far left to far right. On the far left was Naziixm, Communism, Marxism and Socialism. On the far right was our fore fathers who wanted very little central governement power and individual liberty through close adherance to our Constitution. This is where Washington and Jefferson were. At the very center just to the left and just to the right was where canidates were around 1900. One this line, Obama was just to the right of Socialism, and Romney was just to the right of Obama -both still far left. Here lies the problem: they just weren't different enough. So it became a popularity contest, and Romney doesn't have the personality to win the contest.
Marie150 Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 9:18 AM
The Founders were centered.

Progressives want total government control of our every move. Like parents.

Those that want no government at all are the far right. And the far right and the far left meet together on the dark side of the moon.

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...