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

shelfos Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 6:10 AM
We could probably list several "screw-ups". But no candidate is perfect. So there are really people who said, "well . . . . Romney didn't opine on the Chick-Fil-A matter . . . so, I guess I'll just sit this one out or vote for Obama, cause he's so much better." Traitors! All 3 million of 'em. No candidate is perfect and that's what many wanted? And because they didn't get it, or because they feel "dissed" in some way they decide to sit it out this time around? Seriously? 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....