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

Mary973 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 12:54 AM
Well if you consider Romney's 47% comment the starkest possible language, that did not work out so well for our candidate.
Mary973 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 1:59 AM
Then you are lost, and your voters are not yours at all.
Mary973 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 1:47 AM
No, you should speak and speak clearly advocating your positions in a way that is not insulting to your voters. Is that too much to ask of someone who wants to be Pres of the US?
Mary973 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 1:33 AM
There is no such thing as a private setting in this digital age, Romney made a comment that was clumsy and too easily fed into the narrative the Obama campaign painted. The voters denied the facts and voted for Obama's agenda, the facts did not help Romney.
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karpe diem Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 1:24 AM
romney did not say that to the voters. he said it in a private setting but it was publicised by a secret taping. he was correct, though. capitalism creates more millionairses; socialsim creates more poor people. it is a fact that no one can deny. obama's socialism won, it gives free stuff to people.
Mary973 Wrote: Nov 19, 2012 1:07 AM
The truth is Romney's comment was too easily extended to those on social security, veterans who use their earned entitlements, and the disabled who need their legal gov assistance. The truth is always the right course, but you must be definitive in your assertions. Romney was clumsy and payed for it. He fed into the liberal narrative that The Obama campaign painted.

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...