I think it's pure operations. If you crunch the numbers, Romney lost by a total of 403,000 votes in swing states. If he had gotten those votes, he would have won. Obviously, we need to tweak the platform and message, but let's be honest. The Democrats have a machine to get out the vote. They have labor unions, a lot of special interests and they're all well oiled. (Nationally), the Republican (voting) surge is after 5 o'clock because that's when Republicans get off of work. We need to reverse engineer what the Democrats do. Take what they do and improve it. (Emphasis added)Editor's comment - Fuck it. If we're going to lose we might as well go down swinging, telling like it is, rather than paint our message with pretty pastels. Shawn Lindsay is 100% correct. Pity more Republican legislators don't have the balls to speak the truth. Here's hoping Mr. Lindsay runs for higher office in Oregon.
Friday, November 30, 2012
Oregon Republican legislator nails it: Democrat voters lazy-asses who pretty much don't work for a living
From Eric Dondero: While pansy-ass Republican establishment types are talking "reaching out," and "softening the GOP message," one legislator in Oregon talks forthrightly about why Republicans lost the election. Our side is just too busy working for a living to worry about politics, he asserts. Representative Shawn Lindsay, Blue Oregon, "It's not me, it's you. And you're stupid":