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Posted on 11/09/2012 11:47:24 AM PST by massmike
How do you blow an election when your opponent presided over the worst economy in memory unemployment has hovered at 8% for almost four years; the price of gas has doubled; the national debt has grown by a third; long-term unemployment is up 87%; the number of Americans in poverty increased by 6.4 million; and the presidents signature initiative (Obamacare) has been consistently opposed by a majority of Americans since it passed two and a half years ago?
How do you lose an election to an incumbent whose foreign policy consists of cringing, kowtowing and abject apologies a foreign policy defined by the body of an American ambassador being dragged through the streets of a Third World sinkhole?
Governor Romney is a decent man a patriot with a nice family who knows how to create jobs. As a candidate, he was unimaginative, uninspiring and pathetically adverse to taking risks.
Romney resolutely refused to talk about anything but the economy.
Romney was maniacal about staying on message. When Benghazi exploded in the president's face, the Romney camp outsourced the issue to talk radio. That's not leadership.
Perhaps 40% of the nation is hardcore entitlement addicts.
But its Romney who bears ultimate responsibility for Tuesdays debacle. When asked how Lenin and the Bolsheviks defeated democratic socialist Alexander Kerensky, the late Ayn Rand of Atlas Shrugged fame observed, You cant beat something with nothing. Exactly.
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Oh, stop. I take it this Felder genius likes 0’s *plan* better?
Romney did try, and the Press mercilessly attacked him for "jumping the gun" and "playing politics."
And people were able to justify giving him ANOTHER term because "four years really isn't enough time to get much done"......
Hey Feder, what was Obama’s message? He had “nothing.” Romney did talk at high levels about his plan. So, he had “something.” I would say it was Obama who beat something with nothing.
Obama’s job plans is ... millions of unionized teachers!
He has no plan. Just socialist ideology.
The ignorant, filthy, sub-human, piece of crap, American pig-dog voter is responsible. They will get what they deserve. I hope I can avoid their justly earned punishment.
He even picked a 'numbers guy' as his VP.
The face of the GOP is Karl Rove.
There is nothing in the GOP to excite anyone about freedom, it doesn't stand for freedom, it stands for management of the welfare state, and that is a losing message.
It was with the GOP during the Roosevelt/Truman days (only the popularity of Ike, could get passed it), and it is now.
What does the GOP stand for as a Party?
The GOP is nothing but a low tax liberal Party, it will only fight for low tax rates.
FDR did it.
And Communists were running wild in FDR’s administration,too.
People in general cannot remember anything about the founding fathers, how they struggled to make this "GREAT EXPERIMENT", how we used to be a nation of proud people who just wanted to be left alone to make our way, (or our fortunes..)
We never used to beg for handouts, but with all the Blacks on welfare and just whiners in general....
Those generations who were never taught these things are now the MAJORITY!!!!
Worse, the Hispanics who at least will work could not have realized that Romney was their friend, NOT Obama.
Do you know what that sounds like to the welfare/entitlement/food stamps class??
It's a threat, it's frightening, and it's racist. Many of them have spent their entire life avoiding work.
Obama message was that the rich should pay for everything.
P.S. The[endulem will swing the other way, or, we will die as a nation. We can just be bled so far. The Great Silent Majority seems to still be silent!
He didn’t give out free phones and he didn’t go after the dead vote.
P.S. The pendulem will swing the other way, or, we will die as a nation. We can just be bled so far. The Great Silent Majority seems to still be silent!
I don’t believe this loser shit for one New York minute. We weren’t beaten because he did or didn’t do that. We were beaten by a preponderance of loathsome hateful sloths that have been increased by Obama these last four years. We were beaten by the MSM, massive cheating, and crap carping like what you’ve just posted.
We lost because you can’t tell everyone how bad they have it when YOU are making sure they don’t have it that bad. Sure, lots of people out of work. But also true, lots of people getting extended unemployment bennies courtesy of the republicans. No pain, no pain. Time to stop and time to Spread the Pain.
Also, until such time as the republicans stop sighing and going all eeyore via the media, i.e. “oh well, it is what it is.” they will lose. You can’t have a media that wholesale fabricates reality and hope to tell voters some other version of reality. Republicans need to take the media out, Breitbart on steroids style, by any dirty means necessary. Otherwise, they are losers.
“How do you blow an election when your opponent presided over the worst economy in memory unemployment has hovered at 8% for almost four years; the price of gas has doubled; the national debt has grown by a third; long-term unemployment is up 87%; the number of Americans in poverty increased by 6.4 million; and the presidents signature initiative (Obamacare) has been consistently opposed by a majority of Americans since it passed two and a half years ago? “
Then Feder says Romney’s problem was that he talked about the economy.
Quote: “Romney ran a ‘Dewey like race’, as a manager.”
Absolutely!! That automatically lowered his chances of winning from day one. To say, “you know, this government, it just needs me running it” totally squandered the Tea Party momentum. That message was anathema to the Tea Party momentum and it is why the primary was so fiercely contended. If you look at the votes that Johnson got, they were leftovers from the resentment of the primaries.
Nonetheless, even with the “manager” approach as a handicap Romney should have been able to win. I still believe the two factors of most import were the insulation of the electorate from the consequences of Obama’s policies and the media.
Spread the Pain and disgrace and expose the media, by any means necessary.
Add to that list the fact that the GOP insists on taking tea cozies to a gun fight. When the Libs were bitching for Romney’s tax returns, why didn’t the GOP have the stones to say: “As soon as you unsequester all of your past records.” The GOP allowed dead people to vote in Lake County, IN, in 2008—some dead people vote twice—and then wonders why they did it again this year. The GOP needs to take off the kid gloves and kick the donkey in the crotch.
Quote: “Then Feder says Romneys problem was that he talked about the economy.”
Right but how do you convince a voter who is out of work, collecting a check that he has it bad? Romney and the republicans wiffed badly because they missed the fact that the pain was not there in the electorate. Even worse, it was by their own doing.
That (GOP= a bunch of appeasing pussies) is why I’m going to everything in my power to Primary my two Georgia Senators, Saxby and Chamblis. Two of the most faux Republicans I’ve ever seen...they’ve never seen an issue upon which they cannot backslide.
I don’t see how that question can be asked. It is very easy to lose an election when you have the whole big media machine dead set against you.
We still dont know what Mitts politics are, or why he invested so many years of his life and 55 million (personal) dollars to become president.
We do know that Mitt is a political disaster, in 20 years of running for office, and breaking spending records in every race, Mitt has a single victory to his name.
Mitt served a single term as Governor, destroyed the state party, was forced to give up his hope of reelection, and left office with 34% approval, and turning the office over to the democrats ever since.
Without even looking into his long political history, didnt his losing to the unfunded Huckabee and the old man McCain reveal how weak he is?
I think the massive voter fraud had something to do with that. 30% of the vote cast in the Philadelphia precincts where Republican observers were temporarily ejected were fraudulent, and not matched to names, with 99% for Obama.
Can’t blame Mitt for that.
I TOLD YOU SO.. Boehner is capitulating as we speak..
The republican heirarchy has become Obamas "bitch"...
The old axiom for prez elections “it’s the economy, stupid” just got stood on its head. That’s all Romney mostly did is blather about the rotten economy. He still got trounced. I knew there might be trouble when I saw polls that said a majority of Americans still blamed Bush far more than Obama for the bad economy. Romney and the Pubbies did nothing to counter that message.
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