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Why We Were Surprised on November 6th?

Emilie3 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 2:29 PM
Yes, blaming voter fraud is bunk. It has been proved so little, too little to affect the outcome on either side.

Ok, I was wrong. I thought the Republicans would win the Presidency. I was not the only one. Smart people like Michael Barone and Karl Rove thought so also, in addition to people like Dick Morris. A knowledgeable friend called me the Saturday before the election and told me John McLaughlin, the pollster, just told him Romney wins it going away. So what happened?

First there is the big picture. I think there were three issues that hurt the Romney campaign along the way. The first is his turn to the right to win the primaries. My now politically-astute son asserted...