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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

don2496 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:37 PM
here's a reason Romney lost. I just read a letter on another web site (Reality TV Magazine) that has nothing to do with politics. (I know, I know, but the article was about the dancer Cheryl Burke and I think shes hot. Sue me.) Anyway, a lady wrote in talking about how the Bachelorette producers were being sued for discrimination and she said that she was a black woman married to a white man, she was a "proud" Republican and she voted for McCain in 2008. She said she went in the booth Tuesday and voted for Obama because " people who don't like blacks will have to look at a black face for another 4 years..." she then went on to mention Johnnie Cochran and the OJ trial. how can you plan for this kind of stupidity???!!!
MacQ - Texas Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:51 PM
How can you deal with that kind of stupidity indeed...
(I think she lied about being a republican in the first place tho)

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