On Tuesday night, President Barack Obama was re-elected to a second term, winning an overwhelming electoral victory over Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
While Democrats celebrate, however, Republicans must begin to pick up the pieces and determine what went wrong. While there are plenty of good, reasonable explanations for Obama’s victory, Republicans are far more likely to jump head first into the finger-pointing that tends to follow electoral defeat.
Here are five things that Republicans are certain to blame for Romney’s defeat in the coming days:
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