a brit view of the election lost. a worthy read.

There are a couple of people I follow and like a lot over here and no surprise they are conservatives. One of them is named Richard Littlejohn, and I am sharing his comments with you here.  I have not included everything he wrote. I have included a few comments from ppl who do not like him, or Republicans or too many Americans unless they favors the left. Cos that is where these idiots live. On the left. Always. Just want you to see this for yourselves. 

Forget ‘hope and change’- this was a victory for fear and loathing
By Richard Littlejohn
Mitt Romney was right about one thing. He was secretly taped back in May telling fund-raisers that half the country would support Barack Obama because they depend on the government for all or part of their income.
Romney correctly identified America’s burgeoning entitlement culture as a major obstacle to a Republican winning back the White House.
‘There are 47 per cent of the people who will vote for the President no matter what, who believe that they are victims, who believe that government has a responsibility to care for them, who believe they are entitled to healthcare, to food, to housing, to you name it.’
Striking an almost defeatist note, he concluded: ‘I’ll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their own lives.’
Romney’s leaked remarks caused a predictable storm of confected outrage, but his analysis was bang on the money. Just as Gordon Brown cynically constructed a client state in Britain to maximise Labour’s electoral advantage, so the Democrats deliberately drain the public purse to feed their supporters’ insatiable appetite for handouts.
When 47 per cent of the electorate depends to a greater or lesser degree on government largesse, the Democrats have only to target another four or five per cent of voters to secure a Striking an almost defeatist note, he concluded: ‘I’ll never convince them they should take personal responsibility and care for their own lives.’
Obama’s campaign this time was based on fear and loathing.
Romney was portrayed as a ruthless predatory capitalist, hell-bent on grinding ordinary Americans into the dust, sending their jobs abroad and denying them even rudimentary healthcare provision.
One advert showed Romney pushing an old lady in a wheelchair over a cliff. Another even accused him of causing a former employee’s wife to die of cancer. It was garbage, but it was effective.

With minorities flocking to Obama and America’s demographics shifting, can a middle-aged white man ever get elected again?

Meanwhile, the devastation visited upon parts of the North East remains every bit as awful as Katrina inflicted on New Orleans in 2005, and the clean-up just as patchy and poorly co-ordinated.
With minorities flocking to Obama and America’s demographics shifting, can a middle-aged white man ever get elected again?
(Mind you, Obama’s campaign featured so many white, middle-aged male celebrities that some of his rallies looked like TV adverts for erectile dysfunction medication.)
Obama’s victory wasn’t entirely down to minority support, though. The swing states which took him over the line are predominantly white, which suggests whites are equally comfortable with the idea of sucking on the government teat.

The worry is that the drift from a dynamic ‘can-do’ nation to a dependent ‘something for nothing’ society continues to stifle economic recovery. The world needs America’s red-in-tooth-and-claw capitalism to fuel global growth.
What’s of equal concern is that under Obama, as in Britain, rampant hostility to private enterprise and ‘the rich’ has flourished.
That probably cost Romney the presidency.
my money is on the Republican candidate in 2016 being Cuban-American senator Marco Rubio.
I watched Rubio electrify a Tea Party rally in Florida 18 months ago. He’s the most impressive young politician on either side of the Atlantic.
He could win and win big. But only if enough of his fellow Americans are prepared to start asking what they can do for their country, not what their country can do for them.

And below are a few examples of the typical response to this article.
The left is very much alive here. Sadly.

You are speaking out your bottom, Littlejohn. 47% of the population voted against Romney because they didn’t want to be crushed under the boot of rich men who would rather see them destitute, homeless or even dead in order to protect their wealth.  - ShadyAidy, Kimberley, 8/11/2012 0:32

y..a..w..n....The President of the United States is probably swivelling in HIS Oval office and some irrelevant non-entities are desperately frothing in the mouth. What a laugh. *where’s the pop corn? - Chinedu, London, United Kingdom, 8/11/2012 0:34

What a load of rubbish. U.S.A. is a two party state that elects its President by dint of how much money is spent on campaigning. Some D.M. journalists seem to forget that the world has moved on from the dark Victorian era and we now, the western world, live as socialist countrys. - Scargil, Cha Am, 8/11/2012 0:29

And those are just three of hundreds, not all but mostly in like manner. It does tend to piss one off big time.  Worse however are the posters who seem to believe they are experts on things American, having of course read all the lefty training manuals. It’s sort of like jumping on a bandwagon as well.  Bashing America is the done thing. Gotta be real cool ya know. And there’s nothin’ cooler then spouting off about America, even if you’ve never lived there. Heck, they even pick at us for what we call football. Any excuse will do.
Screw the bastards! Wish I could think of something with more wit, but I lack that ability.


Posted by peiper    United Kingdom   on 11/08/2012 at 03:08 PM   
  1. I like that they all think we are always the dumb ones as every country they hail from is on the edge of the Volcano economicaly. I cant wait for the gnashing of teeth when that shit storm hits.

    Posted by Rich K    United States   11/08/2012  at  08:37 PM  
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