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

Therightstuf Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 7:02 PM
Why do we have Presidential elections every 4 years? To give Florida enough time to count their votes!
Nana82 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 7:04 PM
Good one. That state takes the cake. How mortifying!
AmericanLiberal Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 7:12 PM
Time to cut the nonsense and have the Federal government run the national election.
HoovervilleFollies Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 7:42 PM
Agreed, but what kind of safeguards would we need to assure that a federal elections office was never suspected of shenanigans in service to the party in power? Even the CBO and the Congressional Research Service have sometimes been accused of partisan bias.

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....