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Twisting the Internal Polling Knife

psolari Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 2:49 AM
Take a history class. Lincoln had civil rights legislation in tact 100 years before Johnson. While it's true that blacks couldn't vote, they were well on their way until democrats in the south dismantled Lincoln's legislation to push their segregationist agenda. Then you saw the dems create the KKK. Then they founded planned parenthood to abort black fetuses and control black population. I'm not, in any way calling all dems racist, but they have an extremely bigoted history that they cover up. That's why Republicans were electing blacks to the senate in the 1800s and dems didn't accomplish that until the 1990s. That's why Martin Luther King was a republican. That's why three times as many dems as republicans voted against the CRA.

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...