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Jindal: “We Don’t Start Winning Majorities … by Insulting Our Voters.”

Mary973 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 12:25 AM
It is how you say it, you cannot alienate 47% of the electorate and win. Romney is a good man and would have been a good Pres, but he lost because he alienated too many with his clumsy comments. He made it too easy for the liberal press to use his comments against him and paint him as an elitist. Jindal is spot on in his comments and until the party recognizes it, we will lose.
karpe diem Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 1:35 AM
i do not believe romney lost the election, but obama won it by paying off a lot of voters, the unions and public employees. those people will never vote for a republican no matter what. so do not blame romney, if GOP had another candidate he would have lost as well. the democraps won!!
Mary973 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 1:26 AM
Terminus in WA Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 1:01 AM
Perhaps, pappy - but don't you think it would have been a better idea to appeal to those 47% than to write them off? Persuade them of the benefits of a good work ethic?
pascagoulapappy Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 12:47 AM
No matter how you say it, the truth will "alienate" a lot of people. It is better to call a thief a thief than to be a thief.

On Fox News Sunday Louisiana Governor Bobby Jindal once again distanced himself from Mitt Romney’s unfortunate and divisive post-election remarks, and upbraided two Republican Senate candidates for “saying stupid things” during the 2012 election cycle:

Louisiana Gov. Bobby Jindal continued his critique of the Republican Party and its 2012 presidential contender Mitt Romney on Sunday as he argued for the GOP to become a larger tent party.

Romney drew a firestorm of backlash from fellow Republicans when he told donors on a conference call that President Barack Obama defeated him because of so-called “gifts” that he gave to...