In response to:

Nice Losers

rmturn Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 1:38 AM
In time, we will see. But if you value freedom and liberty, Obama is not the man. Please show me where he promises it or where he values it. He values government control over our lives (see Julie movie). He values a lesser role for the US in international affairs. Obama thinks the Constitution is a hindrance to what he wants to do. So, if you value liberty, freedom, a strong US and the Constitution, then Obama is not your man for president. Apparently the voters don't value it either, and if this election is a referendum on these issues, then the voters voted against it, and for larger and more intrusive government. If that's what you want, then you win, but that's not what this country is about, and that is why the voters failed.

Mitt Romney now joins the long list of the kinds of presidential candidates favored by the Republican establishment-- nice, moderate losers, people with no coherently articulated vision, despite how many ad hoc talking points they may have.

The list of Republican presidential candidates like this goes back at least as far as 1948, when Thomas E. Dewey ran against President Harry Truman. Dewey spoke in lofty generalities while Truman spoke in hard-hitting specifics. Since then, there have been many re-runs of this same scenario, featuring losing Republican presidential candidates John McCain, Bob Dole, Gerald Ford and, when he ran...