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An Open Letter to Mitt Romney

Robert613 Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 7:35 PM
I agree that Mitt would have given his all, and I agree that he probably could not have saved us. The country needs to be saved, but how do you do that? When you group together the people who voted for obama and who support the policies that are ruining the country, including most blacks, most hispanics, most gay people, most entertainers, most artists, most so called educators, most union members, most food stamp recipients, most environmentalists, most global warming supporters, and other special interest groups who want (or, I will admit, in many cases, need government aid and assistance), and who are afraid conservatives will take it away, you have a larger group than those of us who want to reverse our downhill plunge.

Editor's note: A version of this piece first appeared at USAToday.com.

Dear Mitt,

I have awakened on November 7 to learn that your bid for the presidency was unsuccessful. In the midst of the disappointment that I share with you, I want to thank you for devoting years of your life to the wearisome task of running for president. Millions of Americans are grateful to you.

You have been one of my heroes for the past 48 years. I still recall vividly the valiant cross country race you ran at our Cranbrook Homecoming in October of 1964—a race...