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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

Marlette John Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:46 PM
•In fiscal 2010 (the first Obama budget) spending fell 1.8% to $3.46 trillion. • In fiscal 2011, spending rose 4.3% to $3.60 trillion. •In fiscal 2012, spending is set to rise 0.7% to $3.63 trillion, according to the Congressional Budget Office’s estimate of the budget that was agreed to last August. •Finally in fiscal 2013 — the final budget of Obama’s term — spending is scheduled to fall 1.3% to $3.58 trillion. SOURCE: FORBES MAGAZINE- Now tell me that Forbes is a communist! I don't think so.
Buck O Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:49 PM
Is there a point here somewhere?
Marlette John Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:50 PM
Smallest increase in spending since Eisenhower.....
Agent Crawfish Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:51 PM
What is the point ... the smallest brain tumor since eisenhower is still a brain tumor
nodeamass Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:52 PM
Find the top of your head!
Buck O Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:55 PM
Don't be nasty to John, loadedass. He's on your side.
TaxFree1031 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:47 PM
What on earth are you blubbering about? The size of the spending alone should send shivers up and down your spine.
Marlette John Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:49 PM
Smallest increase in spending since Eisenhower.....
Buck O Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:52 PM
Thank the Republican House. They pass budgets.
traitorbill Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:08 PM
Parasites aren't known for their spine, only their greed.
traitorbill Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:10 PM
One bogus article from a corrupt journalist and, presto, a campaign talking point!

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