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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

HalibutornThrockmorton3rd Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:06 PM
I also think that Eastwood moment had a lot to do with firming up opinions. That was a pivotal moment. Romney was so eager to have a hollywood celeberity endorsement, Eastwood could have taken a dump right there and Mitt would thank him.

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:


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