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Time for Introspection, but Not Surrender

Rock Strongo Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 6:10 PM
What Obama needs above all else is someone to blame for the disaster he creates. Don't give him the chance. What's the best the Republicans can do anyway? Prevent tax increases on "the rich?" Does anyone have confidence that Boehner will hold that line? He'll cave anyway, so he might as well play the "bi-partisan compromiser" so he can at least say he was willing to give the president's plan a chance to work. Maybe when the Obamaphone crowd is being herded off to the rice paddies they will finally see the light. Doubtful, but possible.

Has the nation gone irreversibly blue? Did intraparty disunity sabotage Mitt Romney's presidential quest? Or is there some other explanation for the nation's re-election of a president with the worst record in decades?


I received an email from a brilliant conservative friend who wonders whether Republicans can ever win another election and thus whether the nation is forever lost. I ran into a college student at church the Sunday before the election, and despite his strong conservatism and high intelligence, he admitted confusion about the candidates' respective positions after the presidential debates.

My first reaction after...