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No More "Mr. Obama Is a Nice Guy"

Realist4U Wrote: Apr 21, 2012 5:07 PM
Anyone that calls Obama a "nice guy" is at very best "uninformed. The argument could also be made that, that person is in denial. The third theory would be that they "subliminally" want Obama to win the election. Not only would I not want to see these types as voters, but, I definitely will not accept them as a candidate. I am looking for a strong Conservative candidate. Someone who can speak the truth right in the face of his/her adversary. Wishy-washy doesn't do it. If the President is a Communist, this must be brought to light.
There is a reflexive desire among a certain species of moderate Republicans to be perceived as "civil" by liberal opponents who believe that the mere existence of free-market, limited-government conservatism is an indecent affront to humankind. All aboard the U.S.S. Lost Cause.

This disastrous, bend-over bipartisanship is a hard habit to break. In 2008, Arizona Sen. John McCain rode the "Barack Obama is a nice guy, but vote for me" wave to crashing defeat. In 2012, McCain's endorsee, Mitt Romney, has made "Barack Obama is a nice guy but in over his head" a standard stump-speech talking point.

Conservatives of good will who've...