There were many factors that hurt Mitt Romney and favored Barack Obama in the 2012 presidential election. The Democrats portrayed Romney in the worst light possible; as a wealthy, out of touch millionaire who wanted to return women to the 1800's. The left wing media predictably did everything it could to perpetuate that false caricature. Obama's race was an advantage; voters of all persuasions, particularly minorities, still cannot get over the allure of the first black president. The 47% of Americans on welfare were predisposed to vote for the food stamp president over Romney, wanting the free goodies to keep...
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Before the election I wrote this in a letter to editor---The Republican leadership was very weak to allow all four debates to be presided over by committed liberals. If the Democrats cheat to win the election, these same Republicans would likely just sit back and take it. Alan West is the only candidate in America who has the stones to fight this fraud, and he is the man we need to lead a new political Party in America.
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