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Why We Were Surprised on November 6th?

gerald280 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 2:57 PM
It's easy to decieve stupid people and the democrats have a huge following that fall into that category.
Jack2894 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 3:23 PM
There are no more deliriously off base people than the conservative denizens fo
gerald280 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 3:06 PM
correct spelling deceive..

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...