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Why Did Mitt Romney Lose?

wmou Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 2:58 PM
I see only one hope for the republican party, but it is not feasible. Republicans need to adopt a conservative platform and sell it. For some reason republicans completely ignore what brought them their two biggest victories in recent history. Reagan got a positive conservative message, stuck with it, defended it, and did not let the media distract from his message. A few years later, 1994, Newt did the same thing. The Contract was brilliant. The republicans ran on a positive agenda. By the time this election was over, I could not stand Moudock because of all the negative ads he put out. If they decide to pander instead, shut it down and start over
Keep the change Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 3:16 PM
The GOP hates conservatives, They will all be dems soon when we bolt for obvious reasons.

Karl Rove, the Bush family, all of them. Too smart by half and big spending, me too, commie leftists to boot

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