Obama recieved over 6 millon fewer votes Why didn't Romney Get Them?

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    Was it because of his religion? Or did Obama's demonization of a heartless Mitt Romney work? I still think he should have picked Rubio as VP, I love Ryan but he didn't really help him carry any state
     
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    Picking Marco Rubio would not have made a difference. People vote for the top of the ticket. I have no idea why the election turned out how it did. Romney seemed to clear cut better choice to me, but it is what it is. Time to move on.

    But I'm glad Marco Rubio was not in the mix. I think it makes it better for him to make a run at the Presidency in 2016. If he can guarantee Florida and more than hald of the Latino vote the GOP will have it's best shot since 2008.
     
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    Romney got 2 million less votes than McCain got. Some of those went to Obama (I know mine did), but most probably didn't show up because they weren't living in a swing state and they figured, "Meh, Romney isn't worth getting out of bed for."

    And I'm sure that this was the case with most of these 6 million who didn't vote for Obama. Not that they would have ever picked Romney, but they probably lived in California or Texas and figured their vote wouldn't have made the difference, anyhow.
     
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    Wrong... Look again, Romney got less than 500,000 fewer than McCain

    President - Election Center 2008 - Elections & Politics from CNN.com

    Election Results 2012: CBSNews.com
     
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    Fellows, you demonized women. You demonized hispanics. You demonized people with a differant sexuality than yourselves. And now you are demonizing Christie and people under 30. Perhaps you should drop this demonization thing. And maybe you should find a few things to be for, rather than against everything.

    This is a democratic republic. You offend enough voters, and you will continue to lose elections. Your choice as to whether you wish to be a viable party in the future, or joing the Whigs.
     
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    How do you know it's 6 million? They're still counting Florida
     
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    Obama demonized people making over $250,000 thats why he lost 6 million votes
     
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    The count is over a few thousand here or there is not going to make a differance
     
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    And over 2 million less than the President. Hardly matters whether he recieved less or more than McCain.
     
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    To you it doesn't matter that's not the question is it?
     

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