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Year in Review: The Political Highs and Lows of 2012

mast1527 Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 7:03 PM
The high of 2012? When the only adult, the only man with any intelligence, the only man with any compassion for his fellow man, the only man who has the respect of over more than half of the country - was reelected and the republicans learned that they have no future in American politics. .
lois00001 Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 7:06 PM
srsly; the republican party has a lot of soul searching to do. They are unrecognizable. I used to admire them.
mast1527 Wrote: Dec 31, 2012 7:11 PM
Lois
My parents were republicans for most of their lives. After gw bush - they both said they would NEVER vote republican again. And they are now in their 90's

Suddenly, 2013 is upon us.  New year, similar issues, familiar players.  But before we set our sights on the battles and controversies to come, let's cast our gaze backwards to the year that was.  2012 promised to be a politically consequential year, and it lived up to its billing, albeit with generally disappointing outcomes from a conservative perspective.  The following is my personal take on the most significant political peaks and valleys from the past calendar year.  Let's begin with the good stuff:

(3) Mitt Romney selects Paul Ryan as his running mate. Many conservatives viewed Mitt Romney's presidential...