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Response to Drunken Irishman (Original post)

Sun Sep 23, 2012, 08:33 PM

8. Disagree, 2004 was not winnable, nor is 2012 for Republicans.

There's a reason why only one incumbent has been kicked out in 32 years and let's not forget in that one case, it was the 2nd greatest campaigner ever against the least charasmatic President ever in the middle of a real recession. Carter? Another recession plus inflation plus hostage situation. Oh yeah, another charismatic candidate.

None of those scenarios have been in place since, hence incumbents win re-election. It's not in place now. This is why Obama was always going to win, the only question was by what margin.

We have to stop with these fantasies. Yeah I know, blah blah, we came within a football stadium of winning Ohio of Kerry being President. I also just hit 2 of the Powerball numbers last night.

If this was a winnable election for Republicans, why didn't the following folks run:

Jeb
Christie
Ryan
Rubio
Barbour

They knew this was a longshot.

If Romney loses, it's because he was running against the Michael Jordan of political campaigning. Not because he sucked. The fact that he sucked just added to the margin, it did not impact the actual win/loss result.



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