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3 Qualities the 2016 Republican Presidential Nominee Must Have

Steven668 Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 12:16 PM
Finally someone who shows a glimmer of understanding! Republican politicians in general tend to campaign conservative, then govern liberal. As long as that continues, how can anyone trust a Republican?
Earl29 Wrote: Feb 09, 2013 12:30 PM
If they are in Congress, check out how they vote. If they are governors, check out how they govern.
Don't listen to what others tell you, check it out for yourself. For example, Newt Gingrich voted conservative 90% of the time, more than any other candidate except Michelle Bachman, but people here kept saying he had a Liberal record. Some people are quite prepared to lie, Steven. Trust yourself.

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...