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Twisting the Internal Polling Knife

p18 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:17 PM
Nah, I've got a better idea: let's just split the country and see who's version of reality works better. I bet you'll probably still find a way to blame someone else for your Somalia-style failed state, but hey- at least part of the country would be preserved.
p18 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:26 PM
Yuppers! And all the real men (and women) willing to use them as more than a Hollywood prop!
50ShadesOfGreg Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:24 PM
^ True patriots huh? Lose an election threaten to secede??? Children often "run away" around the age of five. That is your level of political sophistication it seems.
Elisa12 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 8:20 PM
split the country indeed. when they whine and claw to get back in, we'll have the guns.

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...