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Why Mitt Lost and it Wasn’t Very Close

The Bad Piper Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 10:36 AM
It all comes down to the people versus the "political class". The political class runs both political parties, the bureauracy, unions, controls wall street, the banking and financial institutuons, the multinational companies and the media. The political class is controlled by the "K" street lobbyists and their billions of dollars of influence buying. There is a constant rotation of the same people through these various institutions and organiztions (Jon Corzine for example) as well as showing up as major "bundlers" (fund raisers) for political campaigns. The one thing the political class has in common is that they believe in big govennment as the source of their power and wealth though government funding (ie, taxpayer). The people lose.

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,...