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

shelfos Wrote: Nov 10, 2012 6:22 AM
Summers, why do you need to say stuff like that? Romney really is a good man and would've been a great president. He wasn't/isn't perfect. But now we have Obama! And the best you got is that he should stop wearing granny jeans and change his walk? Very petty. Were you one of the 3 million Republican "traitors" that stayed home on election day?

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....