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So, the Libertarians only had an impact on 9 races in the whole country? Sounds like they need to do a much better job. Especially as the Republicans provided some candidates who needed alternatives. Mourdock, apparently born with a silver foot in his mouth, made his own problems. Weak GOP national support for him didn't help either.
I'm all for competent, honest Republicans who follow Republican principles and sick of those who don't. When terrible candidates are run and when major GOP people/organizations fail to support candidates, then they deserve to lose. I know it's terrible to have America-hating Progressives win instead, but perhaps that will motivate Republicans to improve their game. Time for tough love of the Republicans. I'm tired of the B_. Next Republican official who tells me that "I've got nowhere else to go" will get a slap in the upside of the head." And, yes, I HAVE been told that.
We had a major candidate with a terrible position on pension reform, who also pretended not to understand what Agenda 21 was, even after repeated coaching. He lost to an uber-Progressive. We had another one who is a big supporter of abortion and is already twisting words, a la Bill Clinton what is "is,' on his no tax pledge. He won.
That only 9 races nationally were affected by Libertarians speaks to three things:
1. Libertarians are still very weak.
2. The vast majority of Conservatives and Libertarians voted Republican, to keep uber-Progressives out
3. Millions didn't vote at all, because they are totally disgusted with Democrats, Republicans and the entire corrupt electoral process. That's what you should be writing about Don. The non-voting by Conservative and Evangelical Christians, Ron Paul supporters and others genuinely disgusted with candidates, parties and the electoral system in general is the real problem. Or, I should say it is the symptom. I have already explained the problem.
"Obama" was elected by less than 30% of eligible voters. Romney got what- 27% of them?
Another problem: Republicans, except for Allen West and a few others, didn't even have the guts or integrity to contest the most corrupt national elections I have seen in my lifetime. They deserve to lose, for that alone. The Republican party didn't really support West's efforts, so he finally gave it up, even with scads of precincts with 100+% turnout going solidly for his opponent and "Obama."
Maybe the future will bring multiple party offerings, with smart patriots supporting the BEST ones, maybe even parties cross-endorsing. What a novel concept, but it might erode the GOP's perceived monopoly. Monopoly of what, exactly? 30% of registered CA voters? I extend that criticism also to the Libertarian, AIP and Constitution Parties as well. Do you guys want to elect good people and improve the country or not?