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

Jefferson's Ghost Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 7:15 AM
If you want to compare 2 different Americas, read about the Cat 4 or 5 hurricane that hit Galveston in 1900, and Hurricane Katrina that hit New Orleans in 2005. How the people reacted to these two events demonstrates very well how the nation has changed.

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....