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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

Roseann9 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 12:50 AM
Mitt Romney lost because people are stupid. They want free stuff. But they don't see that there is nothing out there that is truly "free." It is all paid for by someone. Some will make tons of money from this ObamaCare nonsense, while others will pay through the nose with more taxes and useless insurance policies that charge money, but then don't want to give the procedure. People love to be had. It must make them all feel "wanted." I am disgusted.

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:


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