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

glad2bme Wrote: Nov 11, 2012 12:39 PM
If you haven't noticed throughout history there has always been two white men on both parties to vote for. Just because Obama was a candidate and now President for two terms does not change that all. You have to understand that there will probably never be another individual like Obama. Who do you think put up the money for Obama to win both terms...White Money...(I am a minority who voted Republican). Blacks (we) always vote Democrat, it was a dual Bonus that the candidate for two terms was black and he had all minorities back him. The problem is no one saw it coming that he would get high $$$ to back him and he would get a high turnout of the minority vote. Now, that whites who voted for him feel like the minority.

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....