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March 31, 2012

The First Thing Romney Should Do

After he wins. In January. He should talk at length about about how things will get worse for a short while before they get better. He needs to emphasize that all the belt-tightening that has to be done because of the Obama administration will necessarily hurt for a while, but that in the long run, the country will be better for it.

He needs to rely heavily upon precedent. It took Ronald Reagan a little over two years to turn things around. Things got worse before they got better. He needs to make this a theme and keep driving the message home. That way, people will know what to expect, and the losses in 2014 might be minimized somewhat.

He needs to glue himself to Reagan. Every time someone mentions Romney and the economy, people need to think of what Reagan did.

If he is going to replicate something similar to the Regan Economic Miracle, things will be tough for a while. People need to keep that in mind.

Any other ideas? If not, open thread.

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