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USA Today editor: Romney had fatal flaws

“Bad polling” and a sense that he was “out of touch” with ordinary Americans led to Mitt Romney’s loss to Barack Obama in the Nov. 6 presidential election, USA Today’s Washington editor told a crowd Thursday night at Flagler College in St. Augustine, Fla.
Romney based his campaign strategy on “inaccurate information,” Ray Locker said, and “that’s why he’s back in Boston and the president is preparing for his second term.”
But Romney, and not his campaign staff, is responsible for his defeat.

Fundamentally, he was the problem. He was not comfortable in his own skin. People didn’t trust him. Continue reading