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Don't Blame Romney

Pinto Man Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 10:07 AM
Can we blame you Ann for campaigning for him? After you said if he was our nominee we would lose. You were right on the latter one. The GOP needs to be more conservative, not more like democrats, which is what Romney was. I voted for him, I liked his performance in the debate, I wish he had won. But the GOP needs to learn a lesson here.

We spent billions of dollars and billions of words on an election to switch from President Obama, a Democratic Senate and a Republican House to President Obama, a Democratic Senate and a Republican House.

Every election predictor was wrong, except one: Incumbents usually win.

Republicans have taken out a sitting president only once in the last century, and that was in 1980 when Ronald Reagan beat Jimmy Carter. Sadly, Reagan's record remains secure.

The Democrats ran up against the incumbency problem in 2004. The landslide election for Democrats in 2006 suggests that Americans were not thrilled with...

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