Bob Owens

The saddest truth in politics is that people get the leaders they deserve

Dole just the latest GOP “establishment” endorsement of Romney

Written By: Bob - Dec• 28•11

I suspect that Elizabeth Dole’s endorsement of Mitt Romney might matter to someone, but I doubt it matters to many voters, and especially the independents and moderates it takes to win national elections. Dole lost Jesse Helm’s old Senate seat in a lopsided 53-44 loss to unheralded Kay Hagan in 2008 in a vote that was as much an expression of discontent with GOP Washington insiders as it was dissatisfaction with an ineffective “me too” Senator.

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