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Sat Nov 10, 2012, 04:11 PM

Dont Get It twisted , the christian Right & Evangelicals Showed Up In Bigger Numbers Than bush Era

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they got their base out ,

For the Christian right in this election, fervor and turnout were not the problem, many organizers said in interviews. White evangelicals made up 26 percent of the electorate — 3 percent more than in 2004, when they helped to propel President George W. Bush to re-election. During the Republican primaries, some commentators said that Mr. Romney’s Mormon faith would drive away evangelicals, many of whom consider his church a heretical cult.

And yet, in the end, evangelicals voted overwhelmingly for Mr. Romney — even matching the presidential vote of Mormons: 78 percent for Mr. Romney and 21 percent for Mr. Obama, according to exit polls by Edison Research.

“We did our job,” said Mr. Reed, who helped pioneer religious voter mobilization with the Christian Coalition in the 1980s and ’90s, and is now founder and chairman of the Faith and Freedom Coalition. He said that his organization outdid itself this year, putting out 30 million voter guides in 117,000 churches, 24 million mailings to voters in battleground states and 26 million phone calls.

“Those voters turned out, and they voted overwhelmingly against Obama,” Mr. Reed said. “But you can’t be driving in the front of the boat and leaking in the back of the boat, and win the election.

“You can’t just overperform among voters of faith,” he continued. “There’s got to be a strategy for younger voters, unmarried voters, women voters — especially single women — and minorities.”

http://www.nytimes.com/2012/11/10/us/politics/christian-conservatives-failed-to-sway-voters.html?partner=rss&emc=rss&smid=tw-thecaucus

The public was Just not buying their bullshit anymore

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Response to outsideworld (Original post)

Sat Nov 10, 2012, 04:25 PM

1. Mary Matalin believes the exact opposite.

Last night on Anderson Cooper she said the reason Romney lost is because the evangelicals didn't turn out.

Conservative Entertainment Complex at work.

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Sat Nov 10, 2012, 04:26 PM

2. OH, no...can't be. Smarmybucket Ralph Reed said...

“Those voters turned out, and they voted overwhelmingly against Obama,” Mr. Reed said. “But you can’t be driving in the front of the boat and leaking in the back of the boat, and win the election.

“You can’t just overperform among voters of faith,” he continued. “There’s got to be a strategy for younger voters, unmarried voters, women voters — especially single women — and minorities.”

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Sat Nov 10, 2012, 04:29 PM

3. Always voting AGAINST something, not FOR anything...

These people are weak minded.

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Sat Nov 10, 2012, 04:39 PM

4. Agree

noticed the total get out to vote for the Fundies. Live in a 60%Mormon city,in saying that,the fundie Churches had their disciples at the polls. Looking at the results after,their presents can be seen. We got our people out,what few we have,so in saying that,we did very well. Getting about 38% is and has been about what we forecasted. Just a bit of side bar for our Mormon Colony,even a lot of Mormon Hispanics voted for Obama. This is a big change form 04 and 2000 elections. The Worm Turns.

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Sat Nov 10, 2012, 04:54 PM

5. Minorities=Hispanics, Asians

The 47% takers, moochers, want free stuff, criminal element=Blacks. The Republican Party and Ralphie Boy are pure racists. Those church pews are filled with racists and that boat he is referring to is the Titanic. Its 2012 fells not 1812...as long as you and your followers detest and denigrate and equate Blacks ot animals you will not win the HIspanic, Asian or female vote that you're whistlin at.

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