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The Man Who Should Have Been Elected President.

Mitt Romney should have won the 2012 election. He was both a successful governor and businessman.

He is also a gentleman, a family man, and a man of good character.

He is also a good American.

Instead, we end up with Trump, who is none of the above.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politi...cid=spartandhp
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The Man Who Should Have Been Elected President.
You lied to me! Where's my picture?
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Yea but he is a Rino. Isn't he? Well he is all things that the Chump isn't.
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Romney was not going to win a Presidential race. He's too nice. The telling moment was in the second debate he had with Obama when Candi Crowley of CNN (of course) injected herself into the debate instead of moderating it and Romney didn't stomp all over her for it.
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And John Smith should've been the first Labour Prime Minister for a generation - if he hadn't inconveniently died.
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One of the reasons that Romney didn't win is because he is a Mormon. There is residual religious prejudice still prevalent in the United States against Mormons, and Roman Catholics too for that matter.
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Mitt Romney should have won the 2012 election. He was both a successful governor and businessman.

He is also a gentleman, a family man, and a man of good character.

He is also a good American.

Instead, we end up with Trump, who is none of the above.

http://www.msn.com/en-us/news/politi...cid=spartandhp
Disagree.
We had two groups that engage in racism and bigotry, just with oppossing targets and agendas. Romney has picked sides whereas Trump blamed both.
Romney demands Trump Apologize, Defends Antifa Counter
Protestors
http://www.gopusa.com/?p=28932?omhide=true
This link includes video of Trump's statements on Aug. 12 and 15 and readers/viewers can see what his actual words were. They don't display the bias some posters here interpret them as having.

BTW, here's the text of Romney's Facebook post;
https://www.facebook.com/mittromney/...54652303536121
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The problem is that Romney is not a Republican, but a RINO, very close to the Democrats : he boasted that without Romneycare,there would have been no Obamacare . Romney is only a Trojan Horse and a member of the Democratic fifth column .

Thus, if someone is saying that Romney should have been president, he proves that he is not a Republican .

QED .

Soros said that there was not much difference between Romney and Obama .

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Much of the Republican party today is like Romney. Closer to Democrats or willing to compromise with the Left than Centrist or Right of Center wanting smaller government for real.
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