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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

OBAMA-DRAMA Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 10:34 PM
ESSENCE AND IMPORTANCE OF PERSONA Reagan had it and to some degree so did W. Obama does too whereas recent GOP presidential candidate have utterly lacked it (essence and persona). The 'radiance' of Romney, McCain and G.H.W Bush are simply non- fixable. In each it is to such lacking extent as to comprise a character flaw. All else the same, had Obama Romney's character essence, radiance and persona he would have lost to even Carter.

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,...