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Twisting the Internal Polling Knife

Pat901 Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 11:17 PM
I read for months on end the the Ron Paul supporters would stay home if Romney was the nominee. Well, I guess them and a few others did what they said they would do. Now we have Obama. Damn

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...