The candidate of the Republican Party in the just-concluded
presidential election in the United States, Mr. Mitt Romney, said at a conference
call with donors, yesterday, that President Obama won the 2012 presidential
campaign because of “gifts” given by the administration to black, Hispanic and
“The President’s campaign focused on giving targeted groups a
big gift, so he made a big effort on small things. Those small things, by the
way, add up to trillions of dollars.” Romney said.
legislation and a decision to suspend deportation of certain illegal immigrants
who came to the country as children proved “highly motivational” on Election
Day. Romney also said he had “gotten beat up pretty bad” on issues including
his immigration stance and personal wealth.
know that you expected me to win. We expected to win. It was very close, but
close doesn’t count in this business.”
who suggested in interviews during the week that the president had prevailed
because of unexpected ‘urban’ turnout.
credit for achieving record-breaking turnout numbers from urban areas for the
most part, and that did win the election for him.”