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What This Election Means

mkat68 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 1:35 AM
It's conservatives that live in the real world and recognize the value of human life. Your fantasy world, on the other hand, is going to come crashing down faster than you think.
Michael160 Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 2:47 PM
Well, the last three hundred years of the triumph of humanism over religious backwardness have seen the greatest flowering of humanity since the dawn of time. But you keep waiting, the goat sacrifices at the Temple will restart shortly.

There is no point in spinning -- conservatives need to face honestly what this election means.

A first take: Gov. Mitt Romney tried to win while leaning on only one leg of the old Reagan coalition: jobs, jobs, jobs, economy, economy, economy. Against a president with a poor record on the economy, he lost.

The Mitch Daniels "truce" strategy on social issues is a clear loser in this election. The Reagan coalition, which honestly may not be the pathway to victory moving forward, had three legs: values issues, national defense and economic growth.

Romney adopted the most ineffectual strategy vis-a-vis the social issues: adopt...