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Twisting the Internal Polling Knife

p18 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:02 PM
Yeah, because a Chicago politician is as pure as the driven snow. If you post your credit card info, I'll be sure to mail you my deed to the villa in the Hamptons...
QuasiFrodo Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 9:32 PM
Very pointed and logical retort. I think your Mom is calling you to come up from the basement for dinner.

In light of the revelation that Mitt Romney was "shell-shocked" by his loss last week, I've been pretty tough on the job performance of his campaign's internal pollsters, who clearly missed the mark -- resulting in costly tactical decisions down the stretch:

These analyses [of the "expand the map" strategy] make sense, but only within the context of the campaign truly believing that they were safe in other crucial must-have states -- a cataclysmically wrong assumption. When I stopped by Romney headquarters in Boston back in September, Newhouse said his team was anticipating a...