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Romney Was Not the Problem

Phil Byler Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 8:22 AM
Enough of Coulter's love notes about Romney. I don't believe Romney was the problem, but he was part of it. To win, the GOP must present a conservative vision with specific solutions and teach that conservatism as right for all in society. Romney did not present specific solutions, did not teach and did not connect with the common person. Romney assumed he would win in a year the GOP could win -- unlike 2008, when McCain faced a financial crisis, suffered from a Bush and war weariness in the country, was at a 7 to 1 money disadvantage and was running when the Bush bank bailout muddied the waters in the differences between the parties. Socialism and appeasement don't work. But you would not know that from the Romney campaign.

Small minds always leap to the answers given the last time around, which is probably why Maxine Waters keeps getting re-elected. But the last time is not necessarily the same as this time. A terrorist attack is not the same as the Cold War, a war in Afghanistan is not the same as a war in Iraq, and Mitt Romney is not the same as John McCain or Bob Dole.

But since the election, many conservatives seem to be coalescing around the explanation for our defeat given by Jenny Beth Martin of the Tea Party Patriots, who said: "What we...