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Don't Blame Romney

AskGermaine Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:50 PM
It wasnt even close! Obama got over 3 million more votes than Romney.
rickmcq Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:52 PM
Wasn't even close? You could stand 3 million people away and still be too close.
AskGermaine Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:55 PM
But dont you think thats a very high amount difference?

After all these TALES of GOP "enthusiasm".....you'd think it would have been closer.


But Americans trust their strong and handsome (and cool) Commander In Chief
Quintus Tullius Cicero Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:56 PM
He still got fewer votes both popular and electoral than he got in 2008.
AskGermaine Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:59 PM
Whih is no surprise.....always bound to lose some people
rickmcq Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 4:04 PM
In truth, Allison, I did think it was going to be closer. In 2008, there were 132,618,580 votes cast, yet this week only 118,782,155 ballots were cast. It is difficult for me to understand why more folks did not turn out. Still, even with the loss, I can take some solace that 57,941,134 others disagree withthe direction of the Nation.

We spent billions of dollars and billions of words on an election to switch from President Obama, a Democratic Senate and a Republican House to President Obama, a Democratic Senate and a Republican House.

Every election predictor was wrong, except one: Incumbents usually win.

Republicans have taken out a sitting president only once in the last century, and that was in 1980 when Ronald Reagan beat Jimmy Carter. Sadly, Reagan's record remains secure.

The Democrats ran up against the incumbency problem in 2004. The landslide election for Democrats in 2006 suggests that Americans were not thrilled with...

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