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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

Steve84 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 8:34 PM
With any luck the GOP will die off and be replaced by the Libertarian movement (or maybe Rand Paul can run). The GOP since the neo-cons has been every bit as big-government as the Democrats. They had Ron Paul, Herman Cain, Rick Perry, and Rick Santorum (to name a few), and they went with the most moderate one they could find.

Memorandum to the GOP: When running an election campaign it is often valuable to select a nominee who represents the rank and file of the Party. This is how other Parties do it. Perhaps you might get on board.

Who?

Well let’s start with who not to select.

There was George H.W. Bush, who, while a nice, honorable public servant, won primarily because of the record Reagan established. He lost because the rest of us thought that when he mouthed the words “Read my lips, go to Texas,” he meant “Read my lips, no new taxes.”  

There was Bob Dole,...