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"There's a Sense That We Let Mitt Romney Down"

shelfos Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 5:59 AM
I think you're wrong. He wasn't the perfect candidate . . . but why did 3 million "Republican" voters stay home? Certainly Obama wasn't a good candidate! Traitors - all 3 million of 'em!

Mitt Romney's top campaign aides conducted a conference call with conservative journalists this afternoon, during which they assessed the damage from Tuesday's electoral loss.  The participants included campaign manager Matt Rhoades, political director Rich Beeson, polling director Neil Newhouse and digital director Zac Moffatt.  A few notes from the call:

Matt Rhoades, on the overall race: "No campaign is perfect, and we certainly made our share of mistakes." On Paul Ryan: "He has come away from this race with a very bright future before him."

Rich Beeson, on the campaign's strategy: "We won independents and held the base....