One hundred seventeen days later, Mitt Romney still isn’t over it. Making his first public comments since losing last November’s presidential election, Romney appeared mystified still that the country didn’t see things his way. He went on the attack against President Obama during a wide-ranging interview on “Fox News Sunday,” as if the Republican hadn’t lost a beat since giving his last stump speech. Explaining the defeat, Romney and his wife spread around the blame — Mitt to Obama winning over so many blacks and Hispanics by enacting universal health care, Ann to a news media she
Stick a for in it Mitt. He lost be cause of two words: "Mitt Romney". Or as I like to call him Mittens McRombamaney. TRhe best of all worlds. Like a free lunch buffet where you can get Mexican, Italian and Chinese all in one hiot steam tray line, and of course all the mac n cheese you can eat, with the usual assortment of cookies, cheesecake and the chocolate fountain. Coffee and tea extra.
Bawahaha If Romney not going into a convent or other retreat is irritating the media I salute him and Ann. Since the Tyrant-in-Chief is in constant campaign mode, why not the Romney´s? About time someone played the dems game and with much more class.
More power to those who can take a big hit and keep on chugging along!!
Mitt deserves many "I told you so " moments and his face time only makes the case for "No, Virginia, both parties are not the same."
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get er done, 3/4/2013 12:18:26 AM (No. 9206739)
Romney lost because of massive voter fraud in swing states -- busloads of "Somalis" who could not read the ballot voting in Ohio, many many voter precincts with 0 votes for Romney, electronic voting machines switching Romney votes to Obama votes, and the MYTH that 3-5 million Republicans did not show up to vote.
Romney does not have what takes to get down in the dirt and fight Obama and his cronies like the junkyard dogs that they are. Newt had it in him to speak the truth about Obama, and he would have trounced Obama in the debates.
Romney should have challenged Obama´s eligiblity to be president -- either Obams was the son of a Kenyan/British subject, and/or he was born in Kenya, or he was the son of a Communist/pedophile/pornographer and/or he later became an Indonesian citizen who later traveled to Pakistan on a foreign passport. If Romney had had Obama´s questionable credentials, he never would have made it through the first primary.
Romney´s defeat had nothing to do with his 47% comment and everything to do with all of the above.
I disagree with #´s 7 & 9. Romney and his campaign staff made some mistakes, but I don´t believe any other GOP candidate would have polled better than he did on election day.
Gingrich would have come across to the average LoFo as snarly and mean, substance notwithstanding. He left the House widely hated, and nothing had really changed in the ensuing years. He would have been lucky to get 30% of the female vote. Testy, foot-in-his-mouth Rick Santorum would have fared no better. And as to the question of Obama´s eligibility, that was something he had easily fudged for four years and had no traction outside the talk show echo chamber.
As bummed out as I was about the results of November 6 I am grateful Romney was our nominee. With anyone else at the head of the ticket we might very well have lost the House.
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Bla Bla, 3/4/2013 1:45:14 AM (No. 9206779)
Well, I speak English, and I understood #4. Romney tried to be all things to all people & by doing so, was so homogenous, it was hard to rally behind anything he said. No excitement. No flavor. No real vision except we think he knew how to fix our economy. While that was very important, we also need to reduce govt, fix the immigration problem, end well in our war on terror, stop the leftist onslaught on this great country, etc. Not enough of us thought he could go beyond $$$ management and stand up & be a strong conservative when it counted on the rest.
Obama has a universal debit card linked directly to the US treasury.Every stripe of liberal money grubbers knows this.The Chicago system of kickbacks and quid pro quos followed Obama to DC.
You had $6 trillion in new debt before you could blink your eyes,the majority of which went to institutional liberals.Just the government taking over the student loan industry added billions which we´ll never get back.I just heard the delinquency rate on student loans has seen a big spike.The
FHA has well over a trillion out on home loans with very little capitalization behind them.
It´s hard to imagine how someone could squander $6 trillion with little or no uptick in the economy.Yet people like Krugman says the stimulus failed because it wasn´t big enough,not the fact it went to no job creating people.
Obama had more than enough money to steal this election by a variety of means and a lot of it financed with backdoor taxpayer money.
Hey Phil, buddy, pal...the place you work at is a whorehouse...which makes you a lap dog rump swab whore for Obama! Get a real job and start contributing to society, lefty!
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Ida Lil, 3/4/2013 2:49:07 AM (No. 9206798)
Romney was defeated by fraud by not counting military votes and evangelicals who refused to vote for a Mormon. #4 gave away an attitude of the evangelical hate code by calling Romney Mittens an insult that has been used before this election because someone thinks it demeans him. I will find it hard to ever vote for an evangelical ever again because they wouldn´t vote for America.
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mary Ellen, 3/4/2013 6:06:07 AM (No. 9206863)
I will not support the Republican party again because of the way they treated Romney. They made him their nominee and then conjured up all kinds of infighting that brought about his downfall. The Grand Old Party, the media, and other Obama thugs are to blame for the mess we´re in today.
It is so petty to blame Romney for losing. I agree with posters who say voter fraud was the cause! Check out all the irregularities at the battleground states and it´s enough to make you cuss. Also the big contributing factor, THE MSM, (may they rot in h---, wherever corrupt journalists go!) If I hear mittens one more time, I will get sick. We chose a candidate who was honest, not perfect, but a good, decent man and why accuse the evangelicals of not voting for him because you thin k they are so narrow-minded that they would not vote for a Mormon. All the evangelical leaders said they were voting for Romney. Where is the evidence that evangelicals did not vote for Romney!! If votes are missing, I would not blame the evangelicals, I would blame the Democrats at the polls on the inside and able to do much harm! The Romneys were a class act yesterday on Fox, this journalist is an Obamanut, so I could see how he would try to make Romney look bad!
I agree with #5, #8, #10, #14, #15 AND #16. Mitt Romney was not simply running against the grifter-in-chief, the "msm" and every interest group in this country that worships at the feet of demonrats, and obama in general, he had a lot of "gopers" campaigning against him because he didn´t fit their "conservative-mode". Aside from the wide-spread voter-fraud that had some counties with more than 110% of their "constituents" voting for the dear leader... BTW, #5 & #8, neither does #4. "Mittens"? Seriously? Time to grow up and move on.
I watched the interview; the Romney´s did not ATTACK as this article stated. They answered questions from their hearts. The way things are going, they avoided pinpointing blame on individual. The press was ok to cast blame and was done sweeting by Ann.
I thought they conducted themselves in a classy, not self serving manner. They were not my first choice, but they were the utimately the best choice. It is only a shame for the country that Romney was not elected.
What #18 said. The cult of personality won over the hard truth about the country headed the wrong way. The kill mitt strategy worked, #4! Congrats! Newt, Sarah and Rick perry did their part too with the vulture capitalism remarks. We can´t begin to shine a light on the fraud that occurred because we can´t defend ourselves against racism charges. The one bright spot for me has been the emergence of dr. Carsen. I agree with mitts charges on the campaign mistakes but we are losing ground if we don´t get ourselves united.
The usual Romney excuse mongers on parade. Predictable. He proved he was feckless and inept, now add brainless to his descriptive; given his comment about minority voters. Of all the D voting blocks, Blacks have both the lowest participation (registration) rate and the highest party identification rate (some 97% vote D). So w/a Black POTUS they instinctively identified with, a greater effort to woo Black voters would have turned the tide, would it? Really? This analysis tells you everything you need to know about Romney and why he got his rear end handed to him. The persuadable votes were in the broad middle class, under terrible economic stress; never the coddled minority enclaves living on the dole; a reality that escaped Romney. But when, at your core, you´re a man of the left, this is the way you think. The election results were predictable.
1) Media bias 2) GOP too scared to back a strong Conservative to the core 3) Voter fraud 4) Romney´s own robotic, Johnny-one-note, sway-w/the-wind self 5) Ron Paul-type conservatives who refused to vote at all 6) Prejudice &/or concern against a Mormon being POTUS who didn´t vote 7) White guilt
In that order. IN THAT ORDER!
So what does that mean? We have to overcome every one of the above to win in 2016. Ann Coulter & a few others were WRONG WRONG WRONG when they said he was the only one who could be elected! Moderates do NOT energize the conservative base. Dole, McCain & now Romney have proved it.
Please, LDS Ldotters, please stop blaming this on his religious persuasion, or you will learn nothing. Americans, grow some stones & GO for it, for the love of God & country!!
Because Romney was defeated by fraud it would be OK to run another RINO next time if we can curtail the fraud because that would result in a win for our side. It seems like this is what a lot of you are saying.
I will always vote. But do not expect to ever see a Repub president for the next twelve years at least. I figure Bush III will run against Hillary. At least I can tune out the lies and just show up and vote. Will not have to agonize over the usual Republican weenie responses and the usual Dem lies. Life is much easier now that I have lost all hope in the Repub party. I will vote. Is all I can do because the Repub Party does not value me or my opinion. Therefore I give way to the moderates and will watch them lose...and blame me again.
#23 most of the conditions you outlined except #2&4 we can all pretty much agree.
On the perfect conservative candidate not even Reagan could´ve won under such circumstances outlined above. As many campaign miscalculations that were made most made using bad poll data, there was no perfect conservative candidate alive or dead that can beat the gifts from Santa. Romney was a real world problem solver not some phony politician, which is what discourages me the most. This is a dark period that will have to play out for the entire country.
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