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America Is Two Countries, Not on Speaking Terms

Petya Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 11:32 AM
Where are the clownhall clowns who argued with me, who claimed that Mittens will win?
Jack2894 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 12:01 PM
Oh dear. When you think of the number of TH pundits who claimed Romney would win, and the number of TH posters who were certain Romney would win, one conclusion is inescapable. Conservatives clearly do not know anything about politics.
Dreadnaught011 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 2:19 PM

I can accept that. Even though I'm on the right.

For a few years now, I'm saying quite the same.

It's not enough to brag about conservatism, or your blemish-free credentials as a conservative.

If you have intentions to win a major election stop giving the game away. You must draw voters from every camp. You must accept differences in another guy's political angle. And try not to alienate others with the smug, elitist attitude. "I'm a conservative, which means I'm a GOOD American. You're a liberal, meaning a BAD American. That's not winning politics; stop that cr ap. UNITE voters, don't DIVIDE.

You know who won the election (or whether we face another Florida 2000), and as I write I don't.

But whether Barack Obama is re-elected to a second term or Mitt Romney is elected the 45th president, the contours of their support during this fiercely fought campaign show that we live in Two Americas.

The culturally cohesive America of the 1950s that some of us remember, usually glossing over racial segregation and the civil rights movement, is no longer with us and hasn't been for some time.

That was an America of universal media, in which everyone watched one of three...