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Nice Losers

sheepdogII Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 3:45 PM
I'll bet that if you put a map in front of any of the "under 30s" crowd and asked them to show you where Greece is on a map, 90% would give you the wrong anwser. Hell I go even further and say that if you put a map of the US in front of them they couldn't name all 50 states plus their capitals.

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...