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Sat Dec 1, 2012, 12:49 PM

I Guess the Future Wasn't at Stake in This Year's Election After All

Kevin Drum (Mother Jones): There’s one particular strain of Republican reaction to their election loss that’s always given me the biggest chuckle, and today Paul Waldman highlights it: the absurd proposition that Mitt Romney never forthrightly defended conservative principles….

…. For months, conservatives yelled from the rooftops about how 2012 presented the sharpest choice ever in governing philosophies …. claimed that this one was truly an ideological turning point, America’s last chance to choose what kind of country we should be. But literally within hours of defeat, they turned on a dime and insisted that the American people weren’t given a real chance to decide between two competing visions. And they’ve maintained this claim despite losing the popular vote in the House, the Senate, and the presidency, and despite the fact that demographic trends very clearly spell even further trouble in the future for their hardnosed brand of social intolerance and slavish dedication to the interests of the rich.

http://www.motherjones.com/kevin-drum/2012/11/i-guess-future-wasnt-stake-years-election-after-all

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Playinghardball Dec 2012 OP
bluestateguy Dec 2012 #1
Dirty Socialist Dec 2012 #2
wandy Dec 2012 #3
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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 01:02 PM

1. Yes do it, do it, do it!

STAND for conservative principles! Tea Party! Tea Party! Tea Party!

Crack down the illegal immigrants! STAND up for strict laws against abortion! FIGHT the homosexual agenda! The rich are overtaxed and this must stop! Privatize Social Security and Medicare!

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 01:10 PM

2. The Conservative Press Is Morally Bankrupt

The Con press is full of sociopaths and pathological liars. They are as bad as Radio Moscow and Radio Havana Cuba. The mainstream press should be shining a spotlight on their nefarious practices. The Daily Show does it, but that's not enough, IMO.

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Response to Playinghardball (Original post)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 01:45 PM

3. Got to love it. They started out in the primarys chanting......

Romney's not conservative enough. Romney is a RINO.
Then it was Bachmann. She would take our country back.
Then it was Gingrich. He knew how to deal with them socialist librals.
Then it was Santorum's turn to shin gods light on our country.
Then it was Romney the great conservative hope.
Romney is the last chance to save America.
Of course now were back to "Romney just wasn't conservative enough".

Sometimes I envy Teapublicans. Reality is what ever suits you at the moment.
You even get 'backsies'.

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Response to wandy (Reply #3)

Sat Dec 1, 2012, 02:52 PM

4. You Forgot

Herman Cain

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