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Time for Introspection, but Not Surrender

Michael1825 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 7:27 AM
The time for such obvious wisdom was before the votes were counted. I'm tired of this crowd of talking heads feeding their listeners/readers with "fall-in" line propaganda only later to be told "oops" we were wrong. Anyone who attempted to point out early that romney was a disaster, who would disenfranchise the base, and cost republicans across the board were vilified by the very crowd that now says what a disaster the romney campaign was in retrospect. Is it not possible to have some accurate, on the fly analysis? It's time for the rest of us to quit listening/reading/following the "fall in line" crowd. Social media makes these unnecessary. Quit making the perpetually wrong rich. Start thinking for yourselves.

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...