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

annfan_777 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 4:11 AM
SMyles Wrote: 6 hours ago (9:23 PM) Once again, Ron Paul is the elephant in the room. The RNC kicked the grass roots in the teeth so now they'll head where the grass is greener, the hispanic vote. lol --------------- Ron Paul is a joke, and not to be taken seriously by any thinking person. He certainly doesn't represent the GOP grassroots by any stretch of the imagination.
Lustre Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 11:15 AM
I'm no Ron Paul fan, but Ron Paul would have been a better VP choice than Ryan, not that I would have gone with him either.
Condi Rice, Nikki Haley, and Susanna Martinez to name a few to choose from.
Ryan was a massive mistake for trying to draw women, seniors, Independents, and people of color; all of which we badly needed in order to defeat an incumbent.

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....