political losers http://wyomingpublicmedia.org en The Importance of Being A Loser http://wyomingpublicmedia.org/post/importance-being-loser <p>Author Scott Farris can empathize with famous political losers. He was once the Democratic nominee for Congress to Wyoming, but lost to Barbara Cubin in 1998. Farris takes a look at the legacies of some notable-yet-unsuccessful presidential candidates in his book, “Almost President, the men who lost the race but changed the nation.”</p><p>This year, Mitt Romney garnered attention for a hard-fought campaign followed by a gracious acceptance speech. Scott Farris tells Rebecca Martinez that speech is a crucial part of every election.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;</p> Fri, 16 Nov 2012 23:11:58 +0000 Rebecca Martinez 32927 at http://wyomingpublicmedia.org The Importance of Being A Loser