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GOP: Republicans need to stop rationalizing

Letter by Karin Morris, Tacoma on Nov. 14, 2012 at 12:52 pm with No Comments »
November 14, 2012 1:44 pm

It is interesting to read how some Republicans keep rationalizing their loss this election. “It was Romney’s fault” (although my respect for him grew in the debates), “It was Obama’s slanderous attacks,” “It was the media,” etc. etc.

They fail to recognize that a majority of Americans do not want a party in power that denigrates women, which is not willing to embrace an increasingly multicultural society, which is riddled with racism, which firmly set its policies to deny Barack Obama a second term, which kept questioning our president’s birth certificate, which does not want to look at the Bush administration’s eight years that pushed us into an unnecessary war, which deregulated finances and brought us a financial meltdown and which created many tax breaks for the rich.

There was a time when the GOP had great thinkers, negotiators and compromisers all for the good of the country.
I am afraid now we have a group of buffoons as the GOP’s spokespersons, like Grover Norquist, Rush Limbaugh, Sarah Palin, Michele Bachmann, Richard Mourdock – the list goes on and on.

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