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Why We Were Surprised on November 6th?

Scotch Indian Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 2:47 AM
Democracy is the theory that the common people know what they want, and deserve to get it good and hard. H. L. Mencken

Ok, I was wrong. I thought the Republicans would win the Presidency. I was not the only one. Smart people like Michael Barone and Karl Rove thought so also, in addition to people like Dick Morris. A knowledgeable friend called me the Saturday before the election and told me John McLaughlin, the pollster, just told him Romney wins it going away. So what happened?

First there is the big picture. I think there were three issues that hurt the Romney campaign along the way. The first is his turn to the right to win the primaries. My now politically-astute son asserted...