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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

LeishaC Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:12 PM
We do not need more "moderates." RINOs are the problem. If we just keep moving more and more leftward, we'll just be democrats. We must stand for our principles and find better ways to communicate them. We cannot abandon education and popular culture to the libs. I am a public school teacher, and there are a few of us fighting the good fight, but we need more. We need GOOD conservative movies -- these are successful nearly every time. We cannot just let the lowest common denominator rule.

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:

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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