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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

Summers Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:04 PM
I fail to see how Christianity was up for a vote. It is only another in the string of excuses. Fewer whites voted than 2008. More Hispanics voted than in 2008, and most of them are Christians. More blacks voted. A larger smattering of 'others' voted. Leave Christianity out of it. People like you do as much damage as those out to destroy my faith. Romney did not carry the state he grew up in where his father was governor. He did not carry the state he went to college in and lived his entire adult life. He didn't carry his 'second home' NH. Those who know him best did not vote for him.
Earl29 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 4:23 PM
Larry is suggesting that not enough voters, whether they call themselves Christian or not, adhere to Christian values. You must have voted for Obama. That would explain your defensiveness. I would suggest that voting for someone who not only supports abortion but also infanticide is not consistent with Christian values. Jesus said "love thy neighbor as thyself". I suggest that every member of the human species is your neighbor. One need not believe in the actual existence of God to support Christian values.

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.


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,...