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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

nodeamass Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:22 PM
Good riddance! They can pack up their pollution as well. California is a great place to live, all you clownies live in the boonies in some pustule infested right to be a wage slave state, where lots of pollution and backwoods hillbillies are your neighbors. Please continue to live your shangri la existence in these places, far far away from California.

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