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

Jerry555 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 8:36 PM
Why do people want to vote for people that will take more of their hard earned money? It is simple economics, don't spend. We don't need to do anything about taxes, just quit spending. The economy would catch up, but that is not being 'Liberal', or Progressive enough. Besides that is a bit boring, and the Liberals would not have anyone to blame.

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....