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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

gettingoldernwiser Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:54 PM
He asked people to join with him to change the greatest country of all. He did that. Now we have about 50% of America dependent on handouts and/or economically ignorant of the consequences of that problem (ie dunces). This is "Bernie Madoff" on a national scale. The house of cards will fall, but when? Every year we have the "fiscal cliff", unemployment at a new normal of around 8%, an economy treading water, and a middle east smoldering with a bucket of gas ready to be thrown on it. What's not to love?
lois01 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:56 PM
getting all of Rush Limbaugh and Fox's new talking points in order...good little solider.

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