These people should have been voting against Obama to save the US. It will take us decades to recover...if we do.
What more reason would you need?
Conservatives live by and vote by their principles. You can't expect them to vote *for* someone who doesn't adhere to those principles. If it could be done, there would not BE Conservatives. This outcome was PERFECTLY predictable (and was predicted as such).
Again, look to your product. It was inferior, to be kind, and you got spanked for it. Opposition, the clarion call, does *not* form around "well, our guy is better than the other guy..."
If you want the Christians, don't feed them a homo-lovin' abortionist (and a Mormon to boot). Feed them a hard-core Pro-Life, Pro-Marriage Evangelical. You've got to be an idiot to do otherwise.
If you want the Military vote, You don't feed them a guy whose whole family has never served. You feed them a guy out of the Military and foreign policy arena - A guy who KNOWS why they put their ass on the line, and will honor that as sacred.
If you want the civil-libertarians, don't feed them a 'living document' liberal who embraces illegal aliens. Feed them a Constitutional Constructionist and federalist who believes in the Rule of Law.
If you want Fiscal Conservatives, don't feed them a Keynesian Tax and Spender. Feed them an Austrian Capitalist.
If you want the south, don't feed them a Yankee. And if you want the West, don't feed them a Yankee.
I know that ain't what you are used to hearing - Rove want's everyone to get along and pimp his ride. Conservatives come at a price, and they always have.