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

Uber Dave Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 8:36 PM
ValerieParneau Wrote: 11 minutes ago (8:17 PM) "Excuse if I don't take you seriously. if you had won you would have claimed a mandate. We won and kept the senate. That means the mandate to keep Obamacare IS THERE CAUSE YOU CAN'T STOP IT. GET IT LOSER? LOL" You just proved yourself to be a political dunce who should never say a word about politics, much less acting like a cocky jerk who just scored a touchdown... ...Winning without a mandate means you don't have the political clout to do whatever you want... ...A 2.3 margin is measly.
Ronald484 Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 9:45 PM
Running a campaign based on small trivia, avoiding the important issues and not having a vision for the future meand there is no mandate. Far from this election imparting a mandatre, all it did was to accept the status quo.
ValerieParneau Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 9:06 PM
You cannot stop Obamacare. The election was a de facto mandate.

Of course you don't get it.

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....