Skip to comments.The Five Stages of a Conservative's Grief
Posted on 11/12/2012 5:51:44 AM PST by afraidfortherepublic
A painful adjustment to last Tuesday's election.
Last Tuesday evening I went to bed in denial, thinking that there must be some mistake. I declined to believe that a majority of the voters were stupid enough to re-elect a President whose incompetence makes Jimmy Carter seem Washingtonian by comparison, whose mendacity far surpasses that of a pathological liar like Bill Clinton, and whose administration is so corrupt that it actually evokes nostalgia for the Nixon era. I was sure that, when all the actual votes had been counted, they would reveal that the voters of Florida, Virginia, Ohio and Colorado had been sensible enough to send this cheap grifter back to Chicago.
On Wednesday, forced to face the grim reality of the election results, I became angry. My seething thoughts turned first to the "news" media, whose behavior during this election cycle would have brought a blush to the cheek of the most cynical Pravda propaganda merchant. Then I thought of domesticated conservatives like Ann Coulter, who wrote that the media were pushing alternatives to Romney "because they are terrified of running against him." In reality, the delusions of Coulter and the GOP establishment notwithstanding, Romney was the man the media and the White House desperately wanted to run against.
It was obvious to the Obama reelection team, its media toad eaters, and anyone else with a grain of sense, that Romney could easily be portrayed to the voters as an out-of-touch plutocrat whose only memorable "accomplishment" as the Governor of Massachusetts was the enactment of a health "reform" law that rendered him unable to credibly denounce Obamacare.
I guess that means I have now reached the acceptance phase. We got our butts kicked. That stinks. It is also a fact. Time to get back in the fight.
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I felt really betrayed at first.
God and Prayer is the answer.
I was pissed. I could not believe everyone was saying that Romney was going to win in a landslide and he ended up getting kicked in the butt badly. It was sad. If we had some notice that it was possible Romney was going to lose then it would not have been so shocking and bad. When Ryan said that we have Pennsylvania, I was starting to think we were going to win by 40 states. It was a sad moment. Much worse than 2008.
Expecting voters to know whats going on and their reliance on MSM is just part of why our great loss.(a loss too great to blame on fraud)...Expecting GOP Es to address media bias is another but this is where the fault lies..
Romney ran a Johnny One Note Campaign. Used a poison dart blow gun when he should have used a cannon loaded with grape shot because he had pleanty of stuff he could fill that cannon barrel with..
They failed to hammer away on what will happen when Obama gets returned; The Obama 2013/14 Tax Increases. The impact of Obamas energy policies..(a socialist construct never branded as such) and a bread and butter issue which reaches every into demographics pocketbook...The impact of Supreme Court Appointments.. 18,000 new IRS agents and on and on. Including rampant corruption . Some were very briefly touched most werent and Benghazi was left to languish. Then there is Obamas personal extravagance and behavior refusing to visit Nashville after its disaster showing up at New Orleans after Mitt visited it.
Instead we got a sales pitch on executive ability but not the reason why one should toss the old model and buy his.
In addition Rove who I understand was handling the Senate PAC campaign played games. His material
never warned voters that IF OBAMA GETS REELECTED AND SENATE RETAINED OBAMACARE AND ALL THE TAX INCREASES THAT GO WITH IT WILL NEVER GET REPEALED Let alone tie into or cover the formentioned grape shot which would have perhaps changed that body.
Finally they didnt believe the polls which turned out were dead on. Even going as far as setting up focus groups which could have looked into whats going on . Even to the point of going out to local eateries and bars and eavesdrop into conversations and pick up on topics being discussed.(chat rooms twitter too contrived)
Our local small population (-8000) rural blue county GOP had at the outset good and growing attendence at their meetings 50 plus. At the meeting the Thursday before the election only about a dozen people showed up and I knew we were in trouble .
Nuts...This loss is inexcuseable but what I’m begining to wonder was it by design ?
I recommend secession.
Damn right...we are the MAJORITY, and we want OUR stuff. We want the Keystone pipeline, and we want it now! Does anyone object?
Yep, it is now down to 100% Faith in God, absolutely no faith in man.
The USA is now over. There is nothing left but the decline and fall into tyranny.