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Why We Were Surprised on November 6th?

Ken5061 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 12:31 PM
I was not surprised on 6 Nov. This is what I expected. This is what I warned against for the past several years. We are not going to win any more elections without getting fraud under control. Neither Chicago nor Moscow ever loses elections, if you call fraud decided thingies elections.
Allan60 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 2:49 PM
Yes, the voting issues are numerous, and even more apparent in some of the ballot initiatives at the State levels. I'm not saying I know for sure that Romney lost due to fraud, but the current state of our election process should be a concern to everyone regardless of party. This is several Presidential elections in a row where there have been massive irregularities. Can I believe Obama won Cleveland? Sure. Can I believe he won 99% of the vote? Not at all.

Ok, I was wrong. I thought the Republicans would win the Presidency. I was not the only one. Smart people like Michael Barone and Karl Rove thought so also, in addition to people like Dick Morris. A knowledgeable friend called me the Saturday before the election and told me John McLaughlin, the pollster, just told him Romney wins it going away. So what happened?

First there is the big picture. I think there were three issues that hurt the Romney campaign along the way. The first is his turn to the right to win the primaries. My now politically-astute son asserted...