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"There's a Sense That We Let Mitt Romney Down"

Mark in CA Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 2:48 AM
According to Neil Newhouse: "personal connection and relatability are now more important factors in national elections than experience or accomplishment." Apparently he is right. Looking more deeply into things requires too much time and effort. The GOP needs to learn to frame their message so that it comes across as simple and fluffy. That is going to be difficult to accomplish when the MSM and Hollywood is intent on demonizing the GOP.
PhillupSpace2 Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 3:04 AM
Sure they demonize the Republican. You don't have to pay any heed! You weren't expecting anything different were you? So If what they said influenced you then the problem is you! No one thought the media's motives were anything else but to keep Obama in office.

Mitt Romney's top campaign aides conducted a conference call with conservative journalists this afternoon, during which they assessed the damage from Tuesday's electoral loss.  The participants included campaign manager Matt Rhoades, political director Rich Beeson, polling director Neil Newhouse and digital director Zac Moffatt.  A few notes from the call:

Matt Rhoades, on the overall race: "No campaign is perfect, and we certainly made our share of mistakes." On Paul Ryan: "He has come away from this race with a very bright future before him."

Rich Beeson, on the campaign's strategy: "We won independents and held the base....