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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

Tweety22 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:49 PM
Certainly those are all great women of achievement. The LSM and the Democrat party would obviously throw everything they have at any of them in order to try to destroy them. Both hate conservative women of achievement. Achievement is no longer looked at the way it once was in the U.S.A. (sadly). The simple fact is, the GOP assumed that African Americans and Latinos/Hispanics actually want to work. That may be true for about 5-10% of them, but the remaining 90-95% will vote Democrat for life because Dems promise them free handouts (cell phones, food stamps, welfare, that stuff can add up). Sad, but true.
Lustre Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:57 PM
They throw regardless of who it is, but in the end the people call the shot.

Of course, virtually every American who follows politics closely will posit an explanation for why Mitt Romney came up short in 2012. But Sean Trende’s analysis over at Real Clear Politics seems to be the most insightful -- and plausible. Take a look at the following chart embedded in his must-read article:

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Conventional wisdom tells us that Republicans lost because they failed to reach out to Hispanics, African-Americans and young people. And to a certain extent that is