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Romney Was Not the Problem

V&B Wrote: Nov 24, 2012 8:01 PM
Anne is right about one thing: it is not about Romney, or the type of candidate selected. It's more about demographics, something very different today than in 1980. The comparison to the Reagan era is weak. (See http://www.nytimes.com/2012/10/08/us/08iht-letter08.html?_r=0. --- I can't believe I'm referencing a NYT article....) That, and Superstorm Sandy on the eve of the election helped the Democraps.

Small minds always leap to the answers given the last time around, which is probably why Maxine Waters keeps getting re-elected. But the last time is not necessarily the same as this time. A terrorist attack is not the same as the Cold War, a war in Afghanistan is not the same as a war in Iraq, and Mitt Romney is not the same as John McCain or Bob Dole.

But since the election, many conservatives seem to be coalescing around the explanation for our defeat given by Jenny Beth Martin of the Tea Party Patriots, who said: "What we...