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Nice Losers

WestTexan Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 5:47 PM
I've been fed up with the "nice guy" manure since GHWB, I can't stand it. I'm all for street fighting using the Demonrat Union rules. Baseball bats, brass knuckles and the truth to highlight the difference. I despise gentlemanly politics.

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...