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Time for Introspection, but Not Surrender

mburch Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 9:41 AM
well i was a republican for 43 years...they seem to be stuck on stupid...they seem to like milk toast candidates...we need someone who is not afraid to 'get in your face'...the good guy policy just doesn't work....didn't work for McCain,Sarah Palin had more fire than either Romney or McCain...

Has the nation gone irreversibly blue? Did intraparty disunity sabotage Mitt Romney's presidential quest? Or is there some other explanation for the nation's re-election of a president with the worst record in decades?


I received an email from a brilliant conservative friend who wonders whether Republicans can ever win another election and thus whether the nation is forever lost. I ran into a college student at church the Sunday before the election, and despite his strong conservatism and high intelligence, he admitted confusion about the candidates' respective positions after the presidential debates.

My first reaction after...