Losing honor is worse than losing an election

Staff Writer
Mount Shasta Herald

Pulitzer Prize winner Garry Wills, one of my favorite writers, NAILS IT:

Many losing candidates became elder statesmen of their parties. What lessons will [Mitt] Romney have to teach his party? The art of crawling uselessly? How to condemn 47 percent of Americans less privileged and beautiful than his family? How to repudiate the past while damaging the future? It is said that he will write a book. Really? Does he want to relive a five-year-long experience of degradation? What can be worse than to sell your soul and find it not valuable enough to get anything for ...

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