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Twisting the Internal Polling Knife

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...