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

Uber Dave Wrote: Nov 09, 2012 8:41 PM
ValerieParneau Wrote: 1 minute ago (8:14 PM) “And you people were so stupid that it worked. How dumb does that make you? Answer: VERY” Let’s see… …Team Owebambi lied about Romney firing a steel worker and allowing his wife to die of cancer without insurance… …And Harry Reid’s imaginary friend never appeared after Romney released his tax records… …But WE were stupid because we DIDN’T fall for your devious plan?

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....