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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

DagNabbit Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:03 PM
THAT, my Republican friends, is why you lost: People did not want a third George W Bush term, and Romney was so amorphous and bland that he did nothing to distinguish himself from Bush. You lost the election because of your resume in the Executive branch. Nothing more, nothing less.

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