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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

Buck O Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 5:06 PM
Really? Then why are "red" states voting Republican and "blue" states voting Democrat? Are you saying everyone is voting against their own interests? I don't think so, and the fact that you believe this nonsense is what's hilarious.

Of course, virtually every American who follows politics closely will posit an explanation for why Mitt Romney came up short in 2012. But Sean Trende’s analysis over at Real Clear Politics seems to be the most insightful -- and plausible. Take a look at the following chart embedded in his must-read article:


Conventional wisdom tells us that Republicans lost because they failed to reach out to Hispanics, African-Americans and young people. And to a certain extent that is