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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

Missourimule2 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 9:35 PM
Isn't it always amazing how smart we all are after the election? How we know what SHOULD have been done? In my oh-so-humble opinion, Romney/Ryan was a great ticket. The reason they didn't win? A big part of the American electorate are dopes: they get their news from the Daily Show, from Stephen Colbert, from Letterman & from whatever the girls on The View are saying. We had decent, intelligent, respectable men with experience, ideas and vision running . . . . . and Obama is "cool". If we have to aim for "cool", and have to compete for a place on "The View", I'll be just as happy in 2nd place.

Memorandum to the GOP: When running an election campaign it is often valuable to select a nominee who represents the rank and file of the Party. This is how other Parties do it. Perhaps you might get on board.

Who?

Well let’s start with who not to select.

There was George H.W. Bush, who, while a nice, honorable public servant, won primarily because of the record Reagan established. He lost because the rest of us thought that when he mouthed the words “Read my lips, go to Texas,” he meant “Read my lips, no new taxes.”  

There was Bob Dole,...