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"There's a Sense That We Let Mitt Romney Down"

emolina Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 5:39 PM
How can you win against the inept BO when you have this liberal press so bias as if they are one huge free political ads that has been going on for a long time for their candidate. It is like playing basketball with the refs on the side of the BO team. No way, with this bad media, can any Republican candidate could win. BO won only, again, because the media is protecting him. If the voters were given fair coverage for both candidates BO would not win any of the race.
deprogramming services Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 7:25 PM
I agree: as long as most media are part of the election team of the liberal candidate it's pretty hard for a patriot to win. But the liberal press is not all-powerful. I don't know your age, but do you remember the big lie campaigns waged by the liberal press in the 90s, selling gun control just as ruthlessly as they sold Obama? Those campaigns had a few temporary successes but ultimately failed. So miserably in fact that today virtually all candidates at least pretend to support the right to keep and bear arms. If the liberal press was all powerful anti-gun politicians wouldn't have to lie. And there was a big backlash too. Patriots just need to work harder to counter their propaganda. That's why I started

Mitt Romney's top campaign aides conducted a conference call with conservative journalists this afternoon, during which they assessed the damage from Tuesday's electoral loss.  The participants included campaign manager Matt Rhoades, political director Rich Beeson, polling director Neil Newhouse and digital director Zac Moffatt.  A few notes from the call:

Matt Rhoades, on the overall race: "No campaign is perfect, and we certainly made our share of mistakes." On Paul Ryan: "He has come away from this race with a very bright future before him."

Rich Beeson, on the campaign's strategy: "We won independents and held the base....