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Romney vs. McCain and Obama vs. Bush? Who Wins?

Paulus Textor Wrote: Dec 07, 2012 9:26 PM
Gosh. How is it that G. W. Bush and B. Obama BOTH got about 50.7 percent of the vote in their reelection campaigns? Could it be that there's really not a dime's worth of difference between the two major parties?

Editor’s note: This article first appeared at American Spectator.

Shortly after the November election, I wrote an article titled, “McCain Beats Romney!” The article focused on initial reports showing that Mitt Romney received fewer votes in 2012 than John McCain received in 2008. Those reports utterly shocked and depressed conservatives.

How many fewer votes? It looked like Romney got 2-3 million less votes than McCain. I wrote at the time: “Additional votes are still coming in, but, as of the time of my writing, Romney received around 57.8 million votes in 2012. In 2008, John McCain...