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Nice Losers

Ventriloquist Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 9:21 AM
Excellent point, Romney did little to differentiate himself from Obama, into and including his own version of Obamacare. What we saw was a campaign of ideas that was little on specifics. Take note fellow Republicans, next time take off the gloves and go for the tap out, MMA-style!

Mitt Romney now joins the long list of the kinds of presidential candidates favored by the Republican establishment-- nice, moderate losers, people with no coherently articulated vision, despite how many ad hoc talking points they may have.

The list of Republican presidential candidates like this goes back at least as far as 1948, when Thomas E. Dewey ran against President Harry Truman. Dewey spoke in lofty generalities while Truman spoke in hard-hitting specifics. Since then, there have been many re-runs of this same scenario, featuring losing Republican presidential candidates John McCain, Bob Dole, Gerald Ford and, when he ran...