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"There's a Sense That We Let Mitt Romney Down"

AmericanLiberal Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 7:08 PM
Still counting. Besides, you ran up the total in the Dixiecratic states. And who the hell cares what THOSE backwards idiots think. In the battleground states, where the election was contested, we won by four, five, seven, nine percentage points. It was a blowout.
1960Republican Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 7:20 PM
AmLib and RonPRev (whatever that is) - Arkansas is a very safe place, and you know that. Wrong side? Why weren't you able to keep the Rhur Valley, then.?

Mitt Romney's top campaign aides conducted a conference call with conservative journalists this afternoon, during which they assessed the damage from Tuesday's electoral loss.  The participants included campaign manager Matt Rhoades, political director Rich Beeson, polling director Neil Newhouse and digital director Zac Moffatt.  A few notes from the call:

Matt Rhoades, on the overall race: "No campaign is perfect, and we certainly made our share of mistakes." On Paul Ryan: "He has come away from this race with a very bright future before him."

Rich Beeson, on the campaign's strategy: "We won independents and held the base....