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The High Road Led Straight to Defeat for Romney

Neal from PA Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 9:20 AM
We have become enablers to people who have nothing to gain by going to work, and we have taken away the incentive for workers to try to better themselves only to see a greater part of their salary end up as tax dollars. That strikes at the core of everything that has made the United States the greatest country in the world. America's shifting demographics—are America’s moral values shifting with the shifting demographics? If they are, this says something about those that comprise these demographics; and that is not good for America…to continue to be…America, the land of the free and the home to the brave.

If Election Day is about picking winners, the morning after is for post-mortems. That's when we slice open the losing campaigns, set aside the hundreds of millions of dollars that gush out, and pick apart the cause of death.

Why did the Romney campaign fail? Maybe the country is now GOP-proof. That is, maybe a Constitution-guided, free-market, limited-government candidate no longer can "appeal" to the majority of the electorate. It could be that the death knell rang early this year once 67.3 million of us, or one in five Americans, had come to depend on federal assistance, formerly known as "the dole."

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