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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

Petrus64 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:01 PM
Just talked to a colleague who's brother is in business in China... They are very happy about Obama winning. They were actually concerned that Romney would even the playing field and be tough to deal with. They realize they can push Obama around and get their way though... They will continue to loan us money so we buy their stuff and in turn they keep buying up the West Coast. And since California is now destined to implode, there will be a lot of real estate available soon.
MacQ - Texas Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:08 PM
I'm sure china is very happy. Putin is ecstatic. Chavez too.
Poland and Israel not so much. They're screwed.
Europe is apparently happy...until they realize that if Obama succeeds with his agenda in America they will have to start ponying up for their own defenses and medical innovations...and then their little socialist paradises will collapse.
rmiller Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:06 PM
ya I heard the same hang on it's going to be a rught ride
Keep the change Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:05 PM
with fertile soil to feed their communist people

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:

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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