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3 Qualities the 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee Must Have

Sarah181 Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 3:53 PM
You can't tell black people that they live on the plantation, or that young people are stupid, you can't call gay Americans the worst names and threaten to put discrimination in the Constitution, you can't force a women to maintain a pregnancy after they are raped, you can't call people wetbacks, scream about English being national language with the insinuation that immigrants are not welcome, you can't scream that our first President of color is not American and push wild conspiracy theories, and you can't call Muslim Americans ragheads & terrorists.

I must confess in 2012 -- almost from the beginning -- I felt inclined to vote for Mitt Romney for president of the United States. His intellect, extraordinary business record, and honorable career in public service convinced me that he was uniquely qualified to serve faithfully in that office. But there was something else: As a moderate hailing from a deeply blue state, I thought he could appeal to centrist Republicans and right-leaning Independents nationwide -- perhaps enough of them to give him a decided edge on Election Day.

Unfortunately, that didn’t happen.

And yet to say that Governor Romney...