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The Initial Aftershocks

Panda Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 9:01 PM
How do we work with a President...: ...who told us to ride in the back seat? ...whose Party hasn't offered a budget in nearly 4 years? ...who divides us by race, gender, wealth, age, and every other measure? ...who said we bitterly cling to guns, God, and bigotry? ...who promised greater "flexibility" on missile defense to a rival nation, once he no longer had to face the voters? ...who has spent more time golfing and fundraising than the last 6 presidents combined? ...whose actions directly resulted in the deaths of several people in Benghazi? ...who has spent us $6 Trillion further into debt in only 4 years? ...who forced people of all beliefs to fund all abortions, including partial birth? I could go on, but...
Nobody likes to lose. But defeats can prove advantageous if used as a learning tool. Newt Gingrich lost his first two congressional campaigns, but won his third. Twenty years after his first defeat, he changed the nation with the Contract With America.

Those who may be disheartened and dismayed over Tuesday's election results might want to consider this: Our nation is strong and resilient, and the results must be used as an opportunity to learn rather than an opportunity to lay blame.

President Obama won. A sitting president always has an advantage, but with a listing economy, high...