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

Jefferson's Ghost Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 7:02 AM
Blaming Romney and his team is a bunch of BS. This election revealed that after years of trying, the liberal progressives have won. More people favor big goverment socialism than oppose it. Romney would have won easily in 1980. JFK would have lost this election. What really died in this election is constitutional, limited government. The sheeple don't want it anymore. And they don't care if they have to pay more taxes and give up more liberty to have Mother Sam (aka Santa Claus) take care of them. They will be so surprised when the lessons of Greece fall upon the United States, and will try to deflect the blame to everyone but themselves.

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....