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Old 11-07-12, 04:31
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Mitt's running mate didn't even carry his home state for the ticket.
Choosing Ryan as his running mate was his biggest mistake.
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Farking A, the LOTE has prevailed amidst much gnashing of wingnut teeth.
I would not want to be Romney tomorrow. The Repubs will put all the blame on him, not that it won't be deserved. He was a weak, unlikeable candidate with no core values.

I did not think Obama ran a good campaign. His campaign should have been able to nail Romney for his lying and flip-flopping, but they could not make anything stick until Romney went too far and lied about Chrysler. Obama has turned out to be a surprisingly incompetant political fighter. He is lucky he faced off against Romney instead of someone with charisma.

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Old 11-07-12, 04:34
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Reminds me of what the Swiss sociologist Alain Soral once said:

“There’s such a popular demoralization, today. We’ve internalized the perverted social masochism with regards to moral standards. We have the feeling that today people love being f*cked off. We are living in a metaphorically sodomite society.
People are saying to themselves: “That guy, I’m voting for him, because he’s f*cked me off so well.”


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I would not want to be Romney tomorrow. The Repubs will put all the blame on him, not that it won't be deserved. He was a weak, unlikeable candidate with no core values.

I did not think Obama ran a good campaign. His campaign should have been able to nail Romney for his lying and flip-flopping, but they could not make anything stick until Romney went too far and lied about Chrysler. Obama has turned out to be a surprisingly incompetant political fighter.
Agreed. I thought he seemed thoroughly demoralized, dispirited, dissolute, through most of it, and not all that interested in another term. He not so long ago referred to the white house as the fanciest facility in the federal prison system. (I'll see if I can find the quote.)

He won by default, and inertia, and a feeling that the devil you know is better than the one you don't. Plus, the republican platform was just too extreme for the majority of voters.

EDIT: Found it. Oops. Never mind. That was a Clinton quote.

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Better watch Fla. CNN reported earlier that 250,000 votes in Ohio were tentative. Given the narrowness of Obama's margin there, they could be contested. Romney is not conceding yet. But it looks as thought Fla. will be decisive.

Amster, 10 of those 18 elections, the incumbent won, so the Redskins won at least 9/18 of those games. Really strange stat, though it likes like it's 17/19 now.
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Obama up in Virginia now too!
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Looks like the popular vote is about even right now.

http://origin-elections-mtc-a.evip.aol.com/2012/results

But the electoral vote is a rout.
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Fcuking landslide. I'm glad.
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Looks like Romney is going to break the Ohio curse.
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the so called 47 % gave a big F U to Romney.................

but overall- in a country where only 38% of the voting population elects the president, I'd say USA just gave the finger to the Wall Street & Big corporation people, rather than approving what Mr Obama has done during the last 4 years...... He better pull some tricks to get things done, before he gets trashed by the same people who put him in office.....
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