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sdoonan Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:50 PM
Republicans _don't_ seem to want freedom for each individual to determine the issue of abortion for him- or herself without government intervention or mandate, and don't seem to want the freedom of everyone including gays to marry the person of their choice. Increasingly, it's seeming like Republicans are "picking and choosing" which "freedom for all" they wish to support.

I am already reading so many pundits and other talking heads analyzing the disaster that was this year’s elections. I am adding my own ten cents. Here goes:

1. We are outnumbered

We accurately foresaw the enthusiasm, the passion, the commitment, the determination, and the turnout. Married women, men, independents, Catholics, evangelicals – they all went for Romney in percentages as high or higher than the groups which voted for McCain in 2008. It wasn’t enough. What we saw in the election on Tuesday was a tipping point: we are now at a place where there are legitimately fewer Americans who...