Conservatives aren't cool, and cool won the election.

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    "Why aren't conservatives cool? Why are they perceived as intolerant when it's the other side who are truly the hateful ones? It's a fair question. We have the cool message. It's "Step off." Or, for you old schoolers, "don't tread on me," which applies domestically and internationally. It's not cool to have a government intrude into every aspect of your life, under the guise of "help." The new electorate must learn this, or we are doomed.


    "For we know there is nothing cool about dependency. And there's nothing cool about anti-exceptionalism, increased regulation, government control in all sectors, and a fractional country based on race and gender. What's cool is building businesses, military supremacy (which keeps us free to be cool), unity over division (once called patriotism), and competition (which is the universal engine for self-improvement). All of this may sound dorky, but it's as cool as James Dean. We need to teach people how to love this country for the reasons that made this country what it is.


    "It shouldn't be too hard to win converts, with a message like that. But we haven't. Which is why last Tuesday was necessary.


    "The cool cats who claim victory last week cannot be too thrilled. For it is a wake up call for the rest of us, the uncool. It's time for new blood. We have the message. We just need the messenger.


    "In the meantime, the cool kids have to try to govern. Which is kind of like James Dean trying to drive. Unfortunately, we're all in the passenger seat. But we've got two years to find another driver, folks. Ladies and Gentlemen: start your engines."


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    Not to mention they can't take responsibility for a fucking thing except things they didn't do.
     
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    1. Mitt Romney is an embarrassing Republican = Not cool
    2. Republican platform is to limit social liberties = Not cool
    3. Republican platform has no plans for healthcare = Not cool
    4. Republican platform leans favorably towards war = Not cool

    I might vote Republican again one day, but it may be a while.
     
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    That's still preferable to never taking responsibility for anything.
     
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