In response to:

Twisting the Internal Polling Knife

50ShadesOfGreg Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 7:40 AM
Don't believe the science, don't believe the media, don't believe polling, don't believe the election, but happy to believe any conspiracy theory floated. You have to be extremely retarded to be a victim of the information age. Return your computer to the manufacturer immediately. you don't deserve it.

In light of the revelation that Mitt Romney was "shell-shocked" by his loss last week, I've been pretty tough on the job performance of his campaign's internal pollsters, who clearly missed the mark -- resulting in costly tactical decisions down the stretch:
 

These analyses [of the "expand the map" strategy] make sense, but only within the context of the campaign truly believing that they were safe in other crucial must-have states -- a cataclysmically wrong assumption. When I stopped by Romney headquarters in Boston back in September, Newhouse said his team was anticipating a...