Panda wrote: "I would broaden the blame to include our utter failure to change the political landscape through winning more people to conservatism..."
Panda hits the nail on the head. Romney and the R party refused and continue to refuse to educate on liberty and capitalism -- aka conservatism. And, worse, the R's REFUSE to counter the D attacks
Ex: "the party of the rich". Romney does not make pocket change compared to Dems. The wealthiest people in the US support Obama. The wealthiest people and the biggest companies ARE DEMOCRATS! How do the R's NOT attack on that? Are the R's really that stupid? A resounding YES! And, Romney was a typical R candidate. Too stupid to understand the attacks coming his way. Sorry, Ann.