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SuperPACs and "Wasted Money"

Funambulist Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 6:48 PM
Ron got over 113,000 votes there in the GOP primary. And that made all the difference.
Cal29 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 7:21 PM
............call that a mandate, dumbie?
Cal29 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 7:20 PM
Obama won by the skin of his over sized teeth..........a fraction of 1%.
Much digital ink and wind is being expended today on the interwebs and cable TV lamenting the ineffectiveness of outside spending from conservative-aligned groups in electing Republican candidates. Indeed, some of the largest groups spent incredible amounts of money to what looks to be little effect. Many Republican candidates who had large SuperPACs behind them lost, and in what looked to be winnable races. This wasn't just Mitt Romney - it was down the ballot with candidates like Josh Mandel, Scott Brown, Tommy Thompson and George Allen.

The Washington Post's headline is "Spending by independent groups had little...