A Post-Mortem on Post-Mortems
With 95 percent of gasbags reporting, an unofficial tally shows that there are 7,936,682 lessons that we must learn from Mitt Romney’s defeat. My favorite comes from David Axelrod, President Obama’s suavely mustachioed major domo. On a conference call with reporters after Election Day, Axelrod spoke darkly of the vast amounts of money Republicans had spent on Romney’s campaign.
“The heartening news,” he said, “is that you can’t buy the White House.”
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