In case I'm not mistaken, wasn't it the policies of DEREGULATION of business and industry that led to the financial meltdown of 2008? I mean, if the Commodities & Futures Modernization Act written by Swiss Banking Lobbyist and former Senator Phil "Foreclosure" Gramm (R) hadn't become law, the financial crisis could not have taken place, correct? Is not deregulation the CORNERSTONE of Conservative political thought? Have they not fought to WEAKEN the Frank-Dodd act, which re-established SOME of the checks on the banks? What about deficit spending? No only Bush, but heck, EVERY republican President in the last 30 years has run a budget deficit. Spending? Spending now as a percentage of GDP is less than when Reagan was in office. Foreign policy? A couple of trillion for Iraqi WMD's? Jobs? Negative job growth during Bush's tenure. Income Mobility? It's harder now than ANYTIME in this nation's history to move up the socio-economic ladder. It's clear that conservatives have FAILED on the foreign policy front, the jobs front, the financial sector front and just about everything that concerns most Americans. What have they changed in their policy stances? Virtually NOTHING. So why should we put people in power that will enact policies that are PROVEN LOSERS? If you have a conservative policy that hasn't been a failure, name it.