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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

Ron3260 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:20 PM
You forgot about GHW Bush who lost to Bill Clinton. And Gerald Ford who lost to Carter. Although Ford wasn't elected to the presidency he WAS the incumbent. And Hoover who lost to Roosevelt

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