5 Stages of Grief Over Mitt Romney's Loss

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mitt romneyMy candidate lost the presidential election last week. I supported Mitt Romney completely, and I know he would have led this nation well. His business acumen would’ve pulled us out of this craptastic economy that Obama has the nerve to call a recovery, and his leadership skills would have restored our role as the greatest country on the planet in the history of ever.

But he lost, so it’s four more years of playing, “What did the White House cover up today?” Hey, at least we still have Joe Biden to keep us entertained.

Here are the five stages of grief that many Romney supporters are in the process of going through. It was a tough loss guys. It’s going to take some time to get over it. Jay Carney won’t help. Just saying.

Stage 1: Denial I was at the Boston Convention Center the night of November 6. There were TVs and Romney sons everywhere, and a whole lot of staffers running around asking if the numbers coming in from Florida and Virginia could possibly be true. I stuck my fingers in my ears and ordered more wine. This can’t be happening, I thought to myself. We’re still going to win.

Stage 2: Anger That night, I watched Romney’s concession speech and I was mad at America. How could they vote for Liary-McLiar Pants instead of a principled, hard-working man that would put it all on the line for the good of the country? Please excuse my name-calling; I may still be a little miffed. Besides, if Obama doesn’t like being called a liar, maybe he should, oh, I don’t know … stop lying.

Stage 3: Bargaining I have a friend that said he feels like he’s in the third level of Inception, where they’re in the ice fortress place, and Eames turns to Cobb and says, “I really thought we had this one,” and then Cobb says he has to go another level down to go get Saito. Where is our option to go another level and save the campaign? It can’t be over -- just give us one more chance!

Stage 4: Depression So this is happening. Four. More. Years. Obamacare is here to stay. The most partisan president we’ve ever elected will nominate two to three new Supreme Court Justices. There are rumors that John “Swift Boat” Kerry may be our next Secretary of Defense. Companies aren’t hiring because they can’t afford to with all the restrictions and regulations Obama has imposed. What’s not to be depressed about?

Stage 5: Acceptance This too shall pass. Besides, who doesn’t like paying $5 a gallon for gasoline, or watching U.S. Ambassadors being murdered in Beghazi? Oh wait. I seem to be back to anger.
Fellow Republicans, take a deep breath and pass the wine. It’s going to be a bumpy four years.


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Autum... Autumnleaves87

Oh I love a good gas prices vs president debate!

Bottom line: I paid $4.60 in CA in 2008. Under Bush. So let's not pretend dubyas policies helped with gas prices.

Hasn't anyone read the lastest International Energy Agency's World Outlook report??? The US is projected to become the largest global oil producer before 2020, exceeding Saudi Arabia and becoming completely energy independent by 2035. No ones read that?!? Headline news people. Seriously.

This is thanks to OBAMAS policies of supporting the rising production of oil, shale gas and bioenergy, and improved fuel efficiency in transport.

We can thank Obama for all of that. So quit the whining.

prpl89 prpl89


Look at every side. Please stop thinking only your side is the ONLY view that is correct. It is not true. The world is grey NOT black and white. 

Brandt Hardin

After the election, Romney should know better than anyone that money just can’t buy everything.  Despite all odds, our President prevailed.  He still has an uphill battle fighting a Red House which has blocked his every move in an attempt to squash his goals of bringing the Middle Class equal pay, women’s rights, gay rights and affordable healthcare.  The Bush Administration drove our economy into a swift nose dive and Obama is still the patsy.  Watch conservative hands paint him in Blackface with a visual commentary of how Barack has been bamboozled at http://dregstudiosart.blogspot.com/2012/10/bamboozling-obama.html

wamom223 wamom223

jessamomma thanks for proving my point about your comprehension.  I never disputed what the gas price was in the summer of 2008 I called you out for not realizing the President does have control over prices and that is a fact. The price of gas came down before the election in 2008 as a direct result of George Bush signing to drill for oil, that's a fact.   You know what the price of gas was in 2008 congratulations but what  you don't know about gas prices is a lot, therefore you should keep your mouth shut, you are making yourself look bad.  I mean you make it sound as though you voted for Romney but if you were an educated voter you would know one of the best parts of his plan was energy independence and how we could get there.  If you voted for him and don't know that you are part of the problem not part of the solution.  You say your young and your learning then you should realize if you haven't been paying attention there is a lot you don't know.  Your post was very naive and was of no help to anyone and I used you as an example of my point.  

wamom223 wamom223

Autum you are so misinformed its scary.  Obama wants to put big oil out of business and you would know that if you would have paid attention at the debates.

Autum... Autumnleaves87

You know the craziest thing Wamom, my last post was straight from the IEA Outlook report.

Google it if that helps you understand what that is.

It's literally word.for.word.. can't deny the facts poor thing.

Autum... Autumnleaves87

You are nasty by the way wamom. "You should keep your mouth shut, you are making yourself look bad"...

How can you blab like that? And not even listen to your own advice??

wamom223 wamom223

We will see the facts in the coming months Autumn when gas goes through the roof.  Doesn't matter how much oil we have if Obama wont let us drill.  And yes I was totally nasty and rude to that girl and at this point I could care less about your opinion of me since I have seen your nastiness put mine to shame.  Be careful in that glass house now.  The last week has taught me that the America I love is dead and is filled with a bunch of morons that think they are smart when really they are a bunch of know nothings.  Obama won this election with hate and right now I'm still pissed about it.  

jkm89 jkm89

Wamom, calm your tits, holy shit. Bitter Betty is an understatement.

gem09... gem092011

jkm89 - It's not about being bitter. It's about being bewildered, angry, and scared that an uninformed electorate may have just changed the future of America as we know it, forever. We may have now tipped too far towards an entitlement society to turn back. You Obama supporters may think that this "change" is good. The rest of us (roughly 48% of the country) don't. So, no. Not bitter. More like horrified that he was reelected and desperate to try to get the truth out.

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