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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

PhillupSpace2 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:15 PM
ARE REPUBLICANS ACTUALLY THAT STUPID? Are they willing to leave the worst candidate in office in order to teach their own candidate to be more conservative? If my guy isn't perfect, I don't want him elected? ARE REPUBLICANS REALLY THAT STUPID? Republicans let Democrats point out a few flaws in their candidate who could beat their candidate and they suddenly forgot all the bad things about the Democrat candidate? ARE REPUBLICANS REALLY THAT STUPID? P.T. Barnum said there is a sucker born every minute and the Republican party got their share of them.
Earl29 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:48 PM
I wanted him elected once he was nominated, PS. I didn't want him nominated because I thought he could not win. Unfortunately, I was right. If you want Republicans to be enthusiastic about a candidate, nominate a candidate they can be enthusiastic about. Of course, you won't take that lesson from my post. You will still support the only candidate that can win, which will always be the most moderate.

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.


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,...