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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

getition Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:22 PM
Miscreant Republicans say this of Obama's birth certificate, "Regardless, the point is and always has been that the material Obama has presented is widely held to be fake, and Obama has pulled every legal trick to avoid even modest disclosure. The concealment suggests guilt, or complete disrespect for American people at the very least." Yes, and Germans in the 1920's "widely held" the belief that someone, other than themselves, (of course) was the cause of Germany losing WWI. And the Jews in 1930's Germany never presented proper evidence that they did not cause Germany's losing WWI. Giving Republican-think credence to Adolf Hitler's claim that the Jews caused the defeat of Germany in WWI. I say it's hogwash!

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:

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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