The GOP was wiped out across the board.

The other side had a simple message ... Mitt never really found a clear, simple message of what he would do that was so much better for Hispanics, non-whites, the poor ... and he did not help himself by remaining pegged as rich and elitist ...

The GOP must devise a long-term strategy to communicate its message in a positive and trusting way to minorities and single women.

He got pegged as a 1-percenter and not caring about the other 99 percent — a deadly perception going into an election of us versus them.

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Mitt's steadfast vision of increased military spending lacked the fiscal discipline that responsible fiscal conservatives would like. Bush did that and was a spending madman.

Get ready for four years of deadlock … and new taxes.