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Twisting the Internal Polling Knife

tuttletacoma Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 11:04 PM
repubs made the simple mistake that the voters would reject 4 years of failure that Romney lost heavily unionized Michigan comes as no real surprise considering the millions in unions dues that were spent there in the end the fault lies with Romney, since every salesman knows you must always close the sale and Romney while running an okay campaign couldn't convince the terminally stupid that he was a better choice then the failed comrade hussein one idiotic poll claimed that 80% of the voters believed comrade hussein was more compassionate and cared more about them which shows the kind of disconnect from reality that was this past election

In light of the revelation that Mitt Romney was "shell-shocked" by his loss last week, I've been pretty tough on the job performance of his campaign's internal pollsters, who clearly missed the mark -- resulting in costly tactical decisions down the stretch:
 

These analyses [of the "expand the map" strategy] make sense, but only within the context of the campaign truly believing that they were safe in other crucial must-have states -- a cataclysmically wrong assumption. When I stopped by Romney headquarters in Boston back in September, Newhouse said his team was anticipating a...