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What This Election Means

M444ss Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:50 PM
While not disputing that the demography of our nation is changing and that the hispanic vote is significant, it is also significant that at least 3 millions LESS republicans turned out for Romney than for McCain. Before we go trying to convince leftists to be conservatives, perhaps we should first convince conservatives to actually cast a vote against leftists.
Andy544 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:46 PM
"We should first convince conservatives to actually cast a vote against leftists."

Easier said the done when BOTH the candidates are LEFTISTS....one, a far left radical socialist, the other, a left of center RINO from Moss-ah-chew-setts.. This was another RINO establishment guy running as the token 'also ran' against the guy on the far left. Romney joins the ranks of McCain, both Bushes, and Dole as Liberal Republicans that did not represent a significant conservative choice in opposition to the Left. No energized base= NO VICTORY

There is no point in spinning -- conservatives need to face honestly what this election means.

A first take: Gov. Mitt Romney tried to win while leaning on only one leg of the old Reagan coalition: jobs, jobs, jobs, economy, economy, economy. Against a president with a poor record on the economy, he lost.

The Mitch Daniels "truce" strategy on social issues is a clear loser in this election. The Reagan coalition, which honestly may not be the pathway to victory moving forward, had three legs: values issues, national defense and economic growth.

Romney adopted the most ineffectual strategy vis-a-vis the social issues: adopt...