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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 07:47 AM

Election leaves Republicans at a loss for answers

http://www.cnn.com/2012/11/09/politics/gop-disarray/

"That meant an advantage for Obama of more than 7 million in the women's vote, and more than 5.5 million when comparing the president's share of the women's vote with Romney's share of the men's vote. Overall, Obama beat Romney by just over 2 million votes.

To win the Republican primary, Romney had to adopt conservative stances on sensitive social issues -- such as opposing gay marriage, abortion and a pathway to legal status for many young undocumented immigrants -- which alienated increasingly significant demographics of the American electorate, analysts noted."

Good luck GOP in 2016 when your forced to take a stance that a growing majority feel is wrong. Thank you tea party for the many years of future Democratic wins.

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pipewrench Nov 2012 OP
Anthony McCarthy Nov 2012 #1
PrMaine Nov 2012 #2
socialindependocrat Nov 2012 #3
Tutonic Nov 2012 #4
Tutonic Nov 2012 #5
hexola Nov 2012 #6
LiberalFighter Nov 2012 #7

Response to pipewrench (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 07:52 AM

1. NPR had on Richard Viguerie this morning

 

saying that Republicans had to double down on their clearly unpopular programs. He was counting on the alleged cultural conservatism of "hispanics" and Asians to win them support even as he rejected the idea of an amnesty for long established residents without documentation.

The media has such an astonishing concern for the revival of the Republicans. It seems to be one of NPR's major concerns, to judge by the programming on it. Only I'm failing to be astonished about that.

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Response to pipewrench (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 07:55 AM

2. Out of Touch

What you seem to be arguing is that the Republican Party has become so ideologically pure that it is now completely out of touch with the voters at large - and the voters have finally realized that.

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Response to pipewrench (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 07:57 AM

3. Damn it! Rove already told them it was the storm!

How much more do they need to hear!

It was the storm

Even Rassmussan agrees!

and there's probably something on that Nostradamus show
that explains it, too!

Maybe all this confusion and brain exercise will be found to be
a cure for Altzheimer's. I just hope they don't wander into the
street and get hit by a car!

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Response to pipewrench (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 07:57 AM

4. I believe that Obama beat Romney by over three million votes.

CNN should do more research before publishing pulp.

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Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:21 AM

5. Also I think it is reality time for grandma , grandpa and crazy uncle that

all got scammed by the Republican Party this election, They donated money, they gave their time to man the telephones, make copies and hang out at the polls, they dutifully watched FOX News, they prayed for the defeat of the Muslim you know what, they insisted on viewing the Unskewed Polls only and they gleefully accepted the 47 daily lies told by RMoney and Eddie. Now that the election is over Karl and the other hotshots pick up their big paychecks and go back to dreaming up the next big scheme and granny, gramps and Uncle can't pay the light bill. May grandma, grandpa and Uncle remain delusional and fleeced. They are a dying breed.

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Response to pipewrench (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 08:23 AM

6. It seemed like Romney didn't really campaign until the very end...

From after his convention until the debates, there was a lull.

All he did was "focus groups" and "fund raisers" - for small groups.

You have to get out among the people - or at least your surrogates do...

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Response to pipewrench (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 12:55 PM

7. Why CNN should not be a trusted source for news...

The writer says Obama beat Romney by just over 2 million votes.


It was as of this posting 3,006,468 votes.

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