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  • Relating to Mitt Romney: An insider’s look at how the GOP lost the 2012 election

    08/06/2013 6:41:37 AM PDT · by shove_it · 95 replies
    Yahoo ^ | 6 Aug 2013 | Jeff Zeleny, Richard Coolidge, and Jordyn Phelps
    It was too little, too late. Washington Post correspondent Dan Balz, whose new book Collision 2012 provides in-depth reporting and analysis of the last presidential election, says the Romney campaign’s failure to humanize Mitt Romney was an important factor in sealing the candidate’s loss. Balz tells “The Fine Print” that the more he reported on the campaign, the more “baffled” he became by the Romney team’s “inability to humanize Mitt Romney throughout the entire campaign.” ...
  • Quinnipiac Poll: Majority of voters back gay Boy Scouts

    02/06/2013 12:43:11 PM PST · by SeekAndFind · 80 replies
    Washington Post ^ | 02/06/2013 | by Rachel Weiner
    A majority of American voters want the Boy Scouts to lift its ban against gay members and leaders, a new Quinnipiac poll finds. The Boy Scouts of America announced last week that it was considering changing its policy of banning gay scouts and troop leaders. On Wednesday the organization said that decision would be delayed until a national meeting in May. In the Quinnipiac poll, 55 percent of respondents said the scouts should drop the ban, while 33 percent said it should remain. There is a significant gender gap in the results. Women back gay scouts by a 61 to...
  • The Dean Wing of the Republican Party (Mitt Romney)

    10/15/2007 10:19:26 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 24 replies · 108+ views
    RealClearPolitics ^ | October 16, 2007 | Debra Saunders
    It's pretty clear that Mitt Romney made a big mistake over the weekend when he told voters that he speaks for "the Republican wing of the Republican Party." Romney handed rivals Rudy Giuliani and John McCain the opportunity to remind GOP primary voters about the Old Romney, who was pro-abortion rights and courted gay voters when he ran unsuccessfully for the U.S. Senate, then successfully for governor of Massachusetts. That's the Romney, who while debating Sen. Ted Kennedy in 1994, proclaimed: "I was an independent during the time of Reagan-Bush. I'm not trying to return to Reagan-Bush." Of course the...