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A margin-of-error election
Daily Caller, by Brandon J. Gaylord

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Posted By:StormCnter, 11/20/2012 5:44:55 AM

Sometimes taking the wrong lesson from defeat can be worse than not learning anything at all. While Republicans are scrambling to do damage control in the wake of this month’s election, they should keep in mind that their presidential candidate only lost by a couple percentage points in the popular vote. The 2012 presidential election was not a repudiation of Mitt Romney or the Republican brand, but rather the result of a confluence of factors: the Obama campaign’s expert execution of its attack strategy, the Romney campaign’s flubbing of its get-out-the-vote effort, and a hurricane.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: locarno, 11/20/2012 6:11:28 AM     (No. 9024803)

You know, this is a good article. And I really, really want to believe what he´s saying here. The epic failure of ORCA, the inability to recover from the relentless Obama negative attacks both makes sense to me. But something in me just cannot get over the fact of Obama getting ´rave reviews´ for handling Sandy. What exactly did he do to earn such raving? People are STILL suffering weeks after the storm, and Obama hasn´t lifted a finger to help. Yes he showed up, got a few photo ops, watched while Gov Cristie kissed his ring, then flew away back to the campaign.

Is it possible that the voters can be THAT gullible? Then I had to answer myself honestly: Yes. Unfortunately it is possible. This was a media election. They own Obama now and there´s no going back. The media credibility (such as it was) is forever tarnished now. And we´re the ones who are going to suffer for it.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Country Boy, 11/20/2012 6:23:54 AM     (No. 9024812)

Election turnout was massive, yet the official numbers are that votes for POTUS dropped by 12 million over 2008. That was massive fraud, many types, probably the biggest was altered software in the voting machines.

Republicans can forget about ever winning the White House again unless they can figure out a way to challenge this lawlessness.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: uno_thatguy, 11/20/2012 6:31:23 AM     (No. 9024823)

The word is that hussein is setting the wheels in motion to go for a third term. I don´t know how, but he´ll try and with the fraud, imbecile following and the media, he might just succeed if he isn´t stopped in his tracks.

Don´t give up the fight. Vote fraud isn´t dead. It´s just now raising it´s ugly head into the light of day!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: 4freedom, 11/20/2012 6:40:52 AM     (No. 9024839)

I´ll tell you how #3 after he gets the majority in the Supreme court one of the first things to go will be the 22nd amendment. We could conceivably have the same president for decades, especially after the second amendment is abolished.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Spidey, 11/20/2012 6:53:07 AM     (No. 9024861)

I don´t even believe we lost at all but that aside,taking advice from loser advisers like Schmidt and Murphy is far from the answer.Right now,I don´t even know who the right leader is to lead us out of this morass but it isn´t the moderates.Apparently a lot of people are looking at Rubio a the savior.I´m not.I liked Jindal until he slammed Romney on the gifts theory.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: mindyourbubble, 11/20/2012 7:10:17 AM     (No. 9024882)

#3 I agree with you. He has in these next four years the chance to add 3 new justices. Moreover he has the turncoat Roberts on his side.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: Crosscut, 11/20/2012 8:57:59 AM     (No. 9025133)

The office of POTUS is now a joke. It´s just a popularity contest. No longer should we respect the office, if that´s the way the Democrats and Media want it. The President is now just celebrity-in-chief and goodwill ambassador to the world.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: northeast, 11/20/2012 10:26:31 AM     (No. 9025389)

i call it as i see it,Mitt was done in by his own kind.Newt,Santorum and co,gave Obama all the ammo he needed.Sweater girl did like wise.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: absalom, 11/20/2012 12:04:14 PM     (No. 9025650)

Gaylord spouts utter nonsense which is pablum for the paranoid. This election was an emphatic rejection of Romney who lost every contested state decisively and never rose above 50% in 4 years of campaigning. Not once. The voters chose the incompetent bs artist they knew rather than the mulitfaced bs artist they didn´t. As for voter fraud, this canard is delusional. Virtually every battleground state has an R Executive( Gov, Secy of State, Attny General etc.) as well as an R Legislature(Assembly and Senate). Romney lost because he was an empty suit w/o core who surrounded himself w/a coterie of losers who would say anything and the voters knew it.

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