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"Not A Moment To Be Lost": Ayotte, Cruz, Kyl and Capito Show The Way

RedRum Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 2:45 PM
Kelly Ayotte is a definite rising-star in the GOP. She should seriously consider a run for President. How about a Rubio-Ayotte ticket, or an Ayotte-Cruz ticket? No more old, rich, white men as nominees. We've done that the last two elections and look what the results were.
DHE Wrote: Nov 30, 2012 3:43 PM
Romney is not even that old. There may be a need they be rich, at least to sustain themselves during tough times. Nothing wrong with a women or a non-white running, but a conservative woman or minority male might engender more hostility from their "own." E.g., a pro-life women would probably also find herself targeted the way Palin was. Perhaps it is best if instead of voting someone based on sex, gender, age, we vote for their stated policies. I'd love it if the conservatives stopped with the nonsense about gays, atheists and American-Muslims b/c it hurts with independents. Not that there isn't plenty about the liberals that makes them look ridiculous, but, unfortunately, many people seem to agree with them.

The only thing worse than losing in politics is quitting after a loss since the vast and great American sport of politics never stops, and increasingly doesn't even pause for the holidays.

Which is why I am grateful for Kelly Ayotte, Ted Cruz, Jon Kyl and Shelley Moore Capito.

In the weeks since the election, New Hampshire Senator Ayotte could have gone to ground as most of her colleagues have done, adopting a wait-and-see attitude that minimized political risk and profile. Instead she teamed with Senate veterans John McCain and Lindsey Graham to insist that Ambassador Susan Rice, presumptive nominee...