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letters | THE POSTMORTEM: WHY DID ROMNEY LOSE?

Pandering, out-of-step views doomed Mitt Romney’s campaign

THE GLOBE’S analysis of Mitt Romney’s failed presidential run buys into the Republicans’ story line that the loss was one of strategic and tactical missteps (“The candidate who never really left voters in,” Page A1, Dec. 23). While these campaign problems no doubt were a factor, the underlying problem was the candidate himself.

How so? First, Romney appeared opportunistic. While it is unlikely that Romney has no core values, his blatant pandering to the audience of the moment was painfully obvious.

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