—The American Conservative, trying to make sense of it all. Also?
Romney’s “47 percent” remarks also demonstrated that he has no natural feeling of solidarity for “working Joes.”
When Mike Huckabee said Mitt looked like the guy that fired you, you nodded in agreement.
Please remember, in 2008 Barack Hussein Obama absolutely trounced Republicans in Virginia. Virginia! The Old Dominion that is littered with landmarks dedicated to Robert E. Lee voted for the first black president overwhelmingly. You have been saying that Obama was going to change America. It turns out that America had changed already. That’s why you got Barack Obama in the first place.
About 16.8 million Americans turned 18 between the last election and this one. So, yes, Democratic enthusiasm may be dampened, but demographic changes make it easier for Democrats to turn out the same number of voters year after year.