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The Ugly Youth -- I mean Truth -- About the Romney Campaign

sgale Wrote: Nov 23, 2012 1:11 PM
College students are usually to hopefully about the world and naive about it's disappointments to vote Republican (our dear columnist excepted), or often to vote at all, so it's interesting to hear that it was the youth vote that swung the tide in this election. As a field operative for the much lauded Obama "ground game" I'd say that if you continue to believe that, you'll continue to lose elections. Good luck with that.

Is it just me, or does a candidate actually have to reach out to constituents in order to win elections?

Seems like a foreign concept to Mitt Romney.

In a phone call with supporters, Mitt Romney blamed his loss on Obama buying the support of key demographics--like young Americans--with political “gifts”:

“In each case they were very generous in what they gave to those groups...With regards to the young people, for instance, a forgiveness of college loan interest, was a big gift. Free contraceptives were very big with young college-aged women. And then, finally, Obamacare also made a...