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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

Learning_Community_Party Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 4:25 PM
Tax, yes I think that is a fact. And what is the average income in those States? Actually I know the answer. The answer is lower. Also remember that many of those were Slave States and they started with a labor cost of near 0$

Of course, virtually every American who follows politics closely will posit an explanation for why Mitt Romney came up short in 2012. But Sean Trende’s analysis over at Real Clear Politics seems to be the most insightful -- and plausible. Take a look at the following chart embedded in his must-read article:


Conventional wisdom tells us that Republicans lost because they failed to reach out to Hispanics, African-Americans and young people. And to a certain extent that is