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Twisting the Internal Polling Knife

Joseph64 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 5:59 AM
What put us in this situation is the law that was passed in 1911 that limited the size of the House of Representatives. When that law was passed, the Electoral College was also altered because no state can have more electors than they have Congressmen and Senators. The 1911 law needs to be repealed because it does an end run around the EC by taking representatives, and by extension electoral votes, away from red states and gives them to blue states. The 1911 law effectively renders the EC irrelevant without that pesky requirement of passing an amendment to the Constitution.
Joseph64 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 6:01 AM
What is going to end up happening is that all the red states are going to end up with 3 electoral votes each (1 Congressman and 2 Senators) and the blue states will end up with all the power in both Congress and the electoral college as the red state representatives and electoral votes get transferred to the blue states and do not think for a minute that this was not a planned outcome.

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...