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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

myhumbleopin Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:23 PM
I just read that 60% of Republicans did not bother to get out there and vote. I think that means there *are* still conservatives, Jerome, but maybe they didn't care enough for moderate Mitt.

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.


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,...