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It's Hard to Be a Republican

lutherlutheran Wrote: Nov 15, 2012 2:10 AM
Mona My kind of white man supported women’s rights, civil rights and the equality of men. Now the general population voted against Romney because he represents the white man? How else to explain a vote against the best interests of the people? So now I stop. I stop fighting for the equality of minorities. You see, given the freedom of the vote, minorities wind up voting against the very people that gave that minority equality. There is a danger here you do not see: When people who have fought for your freedoms get trampled to a liberal sense of race retribution, it makes enemies of those who most fervently fought for the minority right to vote and thus be part of the great civilization. I give up. I no longer support racist minorities.
Chartaz Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 1:50 PM
I do trust you supported rights for woman, civil rights and equality because it was the right and moral position to take and the right thing to do!!!
Romney did NOT lose because he represents the white man!! That is a ridiculous conclusion and an easy (race based) excuse as to why Mr Romney lost the election. Stop drinking the reckless kool-aid of TV and radio pundits as well GOP political hacks operatives !!
Romney and his political hacks lost the election by aligning themselves with religious & social extremists who hold views that are punitive, harsh, destructive and abusive. Romney and his team wrongly stated that the larger part of the US electorate prefer government over self reliance, free enterprise and individual initiative
Even when the economy is terrible, when the incumbent Democratic president has not been able to demonstrate success on job creation or growth, and even when the standard of living for Americans is declining on his watch, the country will choose a Democrat "who cares about the problems of people like me" over the Republican. That alone is enough to make Republican heads spin for some time.

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