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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

MacQ - Texas Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 4:51 PM
You have some interesting stereotypes of people with any wealth...pretty bigoted actually. Your president has taught you to think of them all as greedy white fat cats rolling in money. Nobody is particularly concerned about a few % additional tax on the uber wealthy, including the uber wealthy. Who we DO care about (that is lumped in by obama's plans) is small business who are our job creators. Obama doesn't really want private sector job creation.

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