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Even in December 2012, after Obama had won re-election, Question D3 of that poll showed Americans identifying themselves thus: "Very Conservative" (20%), "Somewhat Conservative" (39%), "Moderate" (2%), "Somewhat Liberal" (24%), "Very Liberal" (12%), and "Unsure" (3%).

So, why don't conservative politicians win?

1 posted on 02/12/2013 6:49:57 AM PST by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

Because the dead don’t participate in polls.


2 posted on 02/12/2013 6:55:30 AM PST by Old Sarge (We are officially over the precipice, we just havent struck the ground yet...)
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To: SeekAndFind

Talk to the secretly liberal wives and sweeties who would never tell their conservative husbands that they voted for the other guy....”Oh it would just make him so upset...”!

Government bennies and college money is just too tempting for otherwise morally conservative women who see such things as benefitting their families and children. It’s a “nesting instinct”...”guys just wouldn’t understand”....!


3 posted on 02/12/2013 6:56:08 AM PST by mdmathis6 (Rest assured, Mankind is loved....both completely and severely!)
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To: SeekAndFind

close to 100% of the media is controlled by the leftists

conservatives don’t win because people do not ever hear what the issues and positions actually are.


4 posted on 02/12/2013 6:58:44 AM PST by GeronL (http://asspos.blogspot.com)
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To: SeekAndFind

Terrible article.

The real reason is that many of the self-identified “conservatives” would be savaged as RINOs if they posted on FR.


5 posted on 02/12/2013 6:59:41 AM PST by Strategerist
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To: SeekAndFind

Because the Dems have the State run Media on their side and both of them cheat. 1 + 1 = 2.


6 posted on 02/12/2013 7:00:09 AM PST by Bloody Sam Roberts (Here once the embattled farmers stood... And fired the shot heard round the world.)
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To: SeekAndFind
So, why don't conservative politicians win?

Actually, they do win quite a bit. We lost the presidency because we had a poor candidate and many conservatives sat out the election. But we retained control of the House and hold a substantial majority of state offices (gubernatorial and legislatures) across the nation.

Even amidst the carnage and disaster of the last election, some good Senators were elected -- like Ted Cruz (and easily).

7 posted on 02/12/2013 7:00:31 AM PST by Cincinatus (Omnia relinquit servare Rempublicam)
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To: SeekAndFind

Well the liberal control many of the important offices in the country. Democrats were busy taking over local governments and implementing progressive agendas- while Republicans and Conservatives were being lazy, and going along to get along.

Also- voter fraud.

Also a Chicago Democratic vote making machine.

Also- the GOP elite, which is just as corrupt, has led people into the need to be “cool and hip” and vote for democrats.


8 posted on 02/12/2013 7:02:26 AM PST by Truth2012
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To: SeekAndFind; Yosemitest; butterdezillion; LucyT; smoothsailing; RitaOK; All

” - - - Why, then, do liberals have so much political success? - - - “

Because the GOP Elites endorse the most left-wing registered Republican that wants to lose to a Counterculture Democrat/Socialist.

Karl “Turd Blossom” Rove is already drumming up support to pay the next left-wing Republican Candidate to lose, lose, lose as a fake “Conservative.”

BTW, does anyone know what, if anything, Rove has EVER tried to actually CONSERVE? Hmmmmmmmmmmmm?????????????????

Read more: http://www.americanthinker.com/2013/02/the_resilient_conservative_majority.html#ixzz2KhErzHhz
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9 posted on 02/12/2013 7:04:17 AM PST by Graewoulf ((Traitor John Roberts' Commune Obama"care" violates Anti-Trust Laws, AND the U.S. Constitution.))
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To: SeekAndFind

“So, why don’t conservative politicians win?”

Because liberals cheat.


11 posted on 02/12/2013 7:10:09 AM PST by ZirconEncrustedTweezers (Taking away guns will do nothing to stop violence.)
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To: SeekAndFind

Rush said yesterday that these things are cyclical and there will be a Conservative comeback. But, quote,....”it may not be in my lifetime”.

It’s as close to telling us time to PANIC as I’ve heard him come.


16 posted on 02/12/2013 7:27:53 AM PST by Buckeye McFrog
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To: SeekAndFind

Variety of reasons..

- Left gets 110%+ turnout in districts that are 60%+ leftist
- Media will always ignore leftist scandals/corruption
- Left will bully the weak and uninformed with fear or guilt
- Leftists will go the extra mile and protest in your face to get attention, conservatives do not
- Left will accept foreign money to finance campaigns
- Many “conservatives” in polls are of the fiscal conservative/social liberal type, so they split their support
- Conservatives have no voice in national politics, so they stay home
- Republicans see conservatives as the reason for their losses
- Conservatives tolerate being beaten into submission while leftists scream and yell when a conservative simply looks at them.
- The fiscal conservative/social liberal crowd thinks nationalism is evil, so they willingly accept anti-American views to show they are tolerant

etc.


17 posted on 02/12/2013 7:46:49 AM PST by Axamari
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To: SeekAndFind

This is a center-left country.

People may say they lead conservative lives but they still want and love Big Government.


19 posted on 02/12/2013 8:18:00 AM PST by goldstategop (In Memory Of A Dearly Beloved Friend Who Lives In My Heart Forever)
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To: SeekAndFind

Libs cheat.


22 posted on 02/12/2013 8:26:27 AM PST by jersey117
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To: SeekAndFind

Liberals win because they are the ones counting the votes.


23 posted on 02/12/2013 8:37:31 AM PST by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: SeekAndFind

> If Conservatives Outnumber Liberals, Why Do the Libs Succeed?

Conservatives get 1 vote, liberals vote as often as needed and all the dead vote liberal.


28 posted on 02/12/2013 8:43:08 AM PST by BuffaloJack (Your only guarantee of Free Speech is the Gun in your hand.)
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