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"There's a Sense That We Let Mitt Romney Down"

WestTexan Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 10:11 PM
I concur. The GOP will have to stop running Dole McRomney, otherwise they will continue to lose. I said "they", as I stopped being a card-carrying Republican in 2004, I am just a conservative, who will NEVER vote for a Demonrat (I stopped in 1984).
Lustre Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 12:23 PM
WetTexan, your mentality is part of the problem, not the solution. The majority of Americans do not want conservative loons.
Besides, in reality, Romney is the most conservative of the lot from the primary race.
Gingrich and Santorum are RINOs, and their records prove it. They also are Washington insiders who turned to lobbying.
Perry is a liberal. He was Al Gore's cheerleader when he ran, and signed tuition benefits for illegal aliens into law, while Romney vetoed a similar bill.
Saying and doing are two different things.
Ryan?
He voted for Obama's GM/Chrysler bailout, as well as Obama's stimulus bills.
Yup, saying and doing are two different things.
Image is the key in the game of politics, and morons in the GOP hurt the party.

Mitt Romney's top campaign aides conducted a conference call with conservative journalists this afternoon, during which they assessed the damage from Tuesday's electoral loss.  The participants included campaign manager Matt Rhoades, political director Rich Beeson, polling director Neil Newhouse and digital director Zac Moffatt.  A few notes from the call:

Matt Rhoades, on the overall race: "No campaign is perfect, and we certainly made our share of mistakes." On Paul Ryan: "He has come away from this race with a very bright future before him."

Rich Beeson, on the campaign's strategy: "We won independents and held the base....