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Twisting the Internal Polling Knife

Always Learning Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 1:59 AM
Micheal: Go check the original posting and data. The blogger misread the first pages of the county's report and confused "cards counted" with actual votes. There was no contest with more votes than registered voters. You can see it in the county's document.

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...