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How Conservatives Can Defeat Liberalism

WishBonz Wrote: Nov 16, 2012 7:36 PM
Remember Aldrich Ames....he got many anti-Soviet people killed because he worked at the CIA and told the KGB names of many of its enemies whose names had crossed his desk. Stupid Republicans are ambivalent about making that same mistake all over again. Republicans seek power by any means necessary. Republicans are a godless, odious and immoral people. Can hacks, government employees, bureaucrats of the CIA really be trusted? It just takes one.

Two weeks after the election, conservatives are still asking why Mitt Romney lost. That, however, is the wrong first question argues Charles R. Kesler in his new book "I am the Change: Barack Obama and the Crisis of Liberalism." We cannot fully understand Romney's defeat, implies Kelser, until we first understand why conservatives have lost the majority of policy battles over the past 100 years. Despite having won their share of Presidential elections, conservatives have not slowed the advance of the welfare state.

Political pundits have blamed Romney's defeat on everything from Hurricane Sandy to inept get-out-the vote efforts, but...