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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

msalmon Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 9:55 AM
John, I love you brother but I disagree with you on this. Obama won because he promised something for nothing, that is the bottom line. Mitt was right back in the Spring when he said 47% of the people wont vote for him due to their perception they will not be helped by lower taxes. What they also realized is lower taxes may mean less government revenue which means they may loose their "freebies" like Obama phone. We are heading for Greece status, Mitt may not have been able to stop it, but its possible he may have been able to slow it down. Now its going to go full speed ahead.

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,...