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Twisting the Internal Polling Knife

Harold15 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 4:40 AM
Like most people, you are confusing conservatism with the Republicans. Republicans are not conservatives. Conservatives ARE for smaller government. It's the two parties that are for big government.

In light of the revelation that Mitt Romney was "shell-shocked" by his loss last week, I've been pretty tough on the job performance of his campaign's internal pollsters, who clearly missed the mark -- resulting in costly tactical decisions down the stretch:

These analyses [of the "expand the map" strategy] make sense, but only within the context of the campaign truly believing that they were safe in other crucial must-have states -- a cataclysmically wrong assumption. When I stopped by Romney headquarters in Boston back in September, Newhouse said his team was anticipating a...