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Romney Was Not the Problem

Specious Rule Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 11:42 AM
Mitt had a major deficit that stemmed from his governorship. While I voted for the guy it was difficult to see any chance for his election. His argument against obamacare, the major reason for the midterm election success of the repubs, was almost incoherent knowing the healthcare plan he designed. His argument was that romneycare was the right plan for his state but the wrong plan for the nation. Ok; why? Because he governed a blue state? Because it's a state's right issue? Mitt was the logical choice pre-Obama but the wrong choice after the progressive resurgence. We put up a clearly progressive governor, who adopted quasi conservatism as a means to election, against a progressive president who barely had to show for the debates.
Specious Rule Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 11:50 AM
Neither Romney or Obama have the ability to lead a sovereign people. Both of these guys condemn parts of the population, Mitt is as guilty of class warfare as Obama. There was no bold and bright colors in this campaign season only dull and uninspiring shades that left two halves of the population feeling up against a wall.

Small minds always leap to the answers given the last time around, which is probably why Maxine Waters keeps getting re-elected. But the last time is not necessarily the same as this time. A terrorist attack is not the same as the Cold War, a war in Afghanistan is not the same as a war in Iraq, and Mitt Romney is not the same as John McCain or Bob Dole.

But since the election, many conservatives seem to be coalescing around the explanation for our defeat given by Jenny Beth Martin of the Tea Party Patriots, who said: "What we...