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Romney's surprising post-mortem
Romney's surprising post-mortem

After three months of licking the wounds of his defeat, Mitt Romney surfaced this week on Fox News with a somewhat unexpected rationale for his disappointing election outcome. What cost him the White House, he seemed to say, was what he loved to call and still calls "Obamacare." Throughout the campaign, Mr. Romney hammered away at President Barack Obama's Affordable Care Act. He depicted it as a hugely unpopular power grab that he would "repeal and replace" when he got to the Oval Office, with the grateful relief and support of the American public. But when asked Sunday why he had lost, here's what Mr. Romney said: "It's a proven political...

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