"As a result, they believed the public/media polls were skewed - they thought those polls oversampled Democrats and didn’t reflect Republican enthusiasm."
CBS News reports that the very top levels of the Romney campaign actually believed the conservative media’s bullshit about “unskewed polls.” That shocks me. I can understand publicly saying you think the polls are biased against you in order to rev up the base. But internally, you have to have some grip on reality.
Adviser: Romney “shellshocked” by loss
"Still, a flustered adviser, describing the mood, said that the campaign was turning into a vulgar, unprintable phrase."
"For Romney to be truly off the hook politically for the stuff Bain was doing, he’d have to claim not lack of control, but lack of knowledge."