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Twisting the Internal Polling Knife

jafo2me Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 1:35 AM
AND a rotten economy, 16 trillion in debt, a totalitarian mentality and on and on it goes!! This was an IMPOSSIBLE election to lose and the National GOP still found a way to lose it!! Take from that what you will but do not blame those who didn't vote, those who voted for the 3rd party, the war on women, Obamas neg campaigning or anything but the Parties Core issues which the Majority of America DOES NOT LIKE!!! It was theirs to lose and they lost it and now they want to pretend like they don have any clue why it happened!!! It's a lie, they completely understand but will NEVER admit to it!!!

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...