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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

vkarthik Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 1:32 PM
Exactly.. it was an over-estimated stat. Similarly lot of dem votes would have gone missing in red states as they knew they were not going to win. That is why this popular vote should be taken with a pinch of salt.

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