NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Among Republicans, it is an article of faith that high unemployment and voter disapproval of President Obama's handling of the economy should put Governor Mitt Romney in the White House. Unfortunately, Republicans fail to grasp that challengers must offer a compelling alternative to unseat an incumbent. Plus, other issues matter more to voters than party leaders care to recognize.Romney's platform lays out detailed proposals to improve U.S. competitiveness, develop more domestic energy, streamline regulations and lower health costs, but those are too complex to capture voter attention.
It's Not Just the Economy, Mr. Romney
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