5 Reasons Mitt Romney Is Doomed

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(M. Spencer Green, File/AP)

Team Romney has run what the Internet news site BuzzFeed describes as “pop-up campaigns,” ramping up for a specific primary but leaving little infrastructure behind. The Obama campaign, by contrast, has been building a durable and broad political machine, with almost 700 full-time employees, BuzzFeed reported as well as thousands of volunteers and 100 field offices, with at least one in each state. The classic example, per BuzzFeed: “When Romney’s staff moved out of its office in Iowa after a virtual tie in the caucuses in January, the Obama campaign opened an office in Romney’s vacant headquarters.”

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