In his first post-election interview, Wisconsin Congressman Paul Ryan blamed the loss by the Republican presidential ticket last week on high turnout among ‘urban’ voters.

‘We were surprised at the outcome,’ he told WISC-TV, his home state’s CBS affiliate. ‘We knew this was gonna be a close race. We thought we had a very good chance of winning it.’

‘Losing never feels good,’ he added.

Ryan said he was expecting to get more support from voters in big cities, which generally tend to vote Democratic.

‘I think the surprise was some of the turnout, some of the turnout especially in urban areas, which gave President Obama the big margin to win this race,’ he said. ‘When we watched Virginia and Ohio coming in, and those ones coming in as tight as they were, and looking like we were going to lose them, that’s when it became clear we weren’t going to win.’

Ryan’s liberal critics accused him of suggesting that inner-city minorities were responsible for Obama’s win.

‘FYI, Paul Ryan, the rest of the country has moved on from using “urban” as a euphemism for “black,”‘ wrote Ronan Farrow, an adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on Twitter.

Meanwhile, it was revealed that Mitt Romney did not receive a single vote across 59 voting districts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, a state where the Romney campaign had made an expensive last-ditch effort to win just before the election.

The voting divisions, which counted 19,605 votes for Obama and zero votes for Romney, are ‘clustered in almost exclusively black sections of West and North Philadelphia,’ according to the Philadelphia Inquirer.

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  • Puggg

    Republicans have never had the votes of “urban” (i.e. black) voters, yet they’ve somehow won national elections.

    Earth to budget wonk: Republicans lost because they didn’t run up big enough margins among white voters in enough important states.

    Like others, I can buy the notion that Romney/Ryan didn’t get a single vote in certain black precincts.

    • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

      Some people are using the fact that Romney got zero votes in some precincts in Philadelphia and Cleveland as evidence of fraud.

      It’s physically impossible to use fraud in such a way where it means that someone gets zero votes. It is possible to stuff the boxes with votes for someone, and that is plausible, considering where these boxes are. But if there were zero votes for Romney in those precincts, it doesn’t mean anything more than Romney got zero votes from corporeal human being voters in those precincts. And that by itself is not evidence of fraud, it’s evidence of ghetto.

      • Eagle_Eyed

        But if a precinct votes 19,000 to 0 for Obama, there is good reason (given the people there) that ballot stuffing occurred too.

        • http://countenance.wordpress.com/ Question Diversity

          If there were 19,000 votes for Obama and 0 for Romney, and there are only 10,000 registered voters in the area and 15,000 people eligible to vote, then of course there was fraud.

          But nobody voting for a candidate isn’t indicative of fraud because the way fraud has to be pulled off, it can’t be used not to vote for someone.

          If you’re a corrupt poll worker in a ghetto precinct, even if you could unlock the boxes where the ballots are held, it wouldn’t be worth your time to sift through the many ballots looking for the scant few Romney votes to throw away, when you can do much greater harm by faking up lots and lots of votes for Obama. There are lots of ways you can do it: Hand out two ballots to one person (spotted in Chicago last week), or waiting until after the polls close looking for who hasn’t votes, then cast votes for Obama and other favored Democrats in their names.

          As it is, in Missouri, you either vote using a Diebold or fill out an SAT-style ballot with ovals and feed that into a scanner, either way, the election judges can’t get into where the ballots are stored.

  • RJSNS16

    A lot of white voters were turned off by Romney and didn’t vote. Many others cast write ins for Ron Paul and Gary Johnson.

    There’s voter fraud on both sides, so its hard to be specific about that.

    • The__Bobster

      It’s hard to be specific? Have you seen ANY Republican district that went 100% to Romney or have over 100% turnout?

  • http://pulse.yahoo.com/_3T6HKI5GKHEAEXQC24X4ZSN75I Gilbert

    You see what trying to be nice gets you. Ryan uses “urban” and gets ankle-bit by hillary’s lap dog Farrow.

    • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bill-Bradley/100002544585162 Bill Bradley

      Exactly, quite being nice and let these people know that we know exactly what is going on.

  • http://www.dailykenn.com/ Daily Kenn

    59% white vote for Romney proves racism.
    99% black vote for Obama proves . . .

    • JesusHDevil

      …blacks are blacks first, before anything else. People of low standing must cling together in their inferiority, because it’s true that there’s strength in numbers, even when that number is fifteen IQ points below the average.

      • The__Bobster

        How is it that among a group that stupid, not a single one pushed the wrong button and voted for Romney?

        • JesusHDevil

          LOL You’ve got me there, Bobster.

        • AutomaticSlim

          Don;t be surprised if they were heavily coached and provided with practice ballots beforehand. Not to mention the free busing provided to residents of “the projects”.

          • http://www.facebook.com/people/Bill-Bradley/100002544585162 Bill Bradley

            And they dont have a job to worry about so lets bus them all to go vote!

          • Gracchus123

            And the practice ballots were put into the ballot boxes right along with the real ballots.

  • http://twitter.com/seedymedia r j p

    Paul Ryan should have maintained better relations with his ex-con “urban” ex-girlfriend Deneeta Pope, then he could have paraded her around the stage like some trophy. That would have surely given a few “urban” woman the idea that they too could (possibly) have a man with a job and not multiple babydaddies each with extensive prison records if they voted Romney/Ryan.

    • WardKendall

      So Paul Ryan is a race-mixer…

      What a hopeless play for the negro vote, but then, I never doubted for a moment that a couple of Republican con men wouldn’t try just about anything to win. Will it come out later that Romney had a homosexual liaison in his youth, planning to divulge it as a last minute attempt to sway the gay vote? Where do these revelations of filth end?

      As a side question, but relevant to the recent election, does anyone know how many official votes that A3P candidate Merlin Miller won? I’ve looked, but could not find the tally…

      Hold Back This Day
      The
      Towers of Eden

      • Dan Reardon

        I think Ryan also has a black sister in law. Apparently he has a family of mud rollers.

  • Gracchus123

    The Stupid Party lost because they got “out-worked”. As I said in an earlier post, the Obama campaign targeted swing counties in swing states and pushed hard with voter registration in those targeted areas. Then they made sure that these “new voters” were given rides to the polls. That’s a big part of why the Stupid Party lost.

    • Xerxes22

      It was much more than that. More tax cuts for the rich is not a good economic platform. Also picking that Ayan Rand loving Eddie Munster lookalike for VP was a very bad choice. The man wanted to ‘fix’ Social Security and Medicare. Everyone knew what he meant by that and so the Stupid party lost the seniors. If the Republican party had made some effort towards attracting working and middle class Whites,they would have won the election. Instead Mitt Romney acted as if he was George W. Bush. He forgot that most people still hate Bush jr. and what he did to the country. They did not want a repeat.

      • Puggg

        Can’t remember where I saw this, but he only did 1% “worse” among 65+ whites than he did among whites in general.

        This election came down to about 5% of white voters in five states. It might not be possible to scale 90% of whites in Mississippi to the whole country, yet, but getting one in twenty more white voters in one in ten states is doable.

        • E_Pluribus_Pluribus

          “Doable,” but tough when you’re importing a million third word legal immigrants each year.

  • gibs_me_dat

    He can’t bring himself to talk about race,

    but between now and the 2016 election, most will, even Whites who once believed that the only permissable thing they could say about race was “we must do more soul searching and move forward by doing more to atone for the sins of segregation by holding ourselves and our beautiful daughters accountable for our UnFair and unearned racist White privilege, which we must UnDo”.

    Millions of Whites will openly talk like us by 2016. Nature ordains it.

    But Nature doesn’t ordain the open Internet, so look for darkness to descend just after the 2014 midterms.

  • BernieGoetzFan

    ‘FYI, Paul Ryan, the rest of the country has moved on from using “urban”
    as a euphemism for “black,”‘ wrote Ronan Farrow, an adviser to
    Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on Twitter.”

    Tell it to the Urban League.

    • Sherman_McCoy

      Correct. He should have used the more precise descriptive term “Ghetto.”

  • pcmustgo

    Well to be fair, most “urban” Stuff White People Like voters also didn’t vote for Romney. Must hipsters and yuppies also voted Obama. Republicans get suburban/rural votes.

  • AutomaticSlim

    Ryan is right, but so what? R/R did nothing to whip up the White base to head off this “urban” voting block.They should have spoken about ending birthright citizenship, allowing local law enforcement to detain illegals for deportment, ending AA/Quotas, rolling back highly discriminatory and unconstitutional “civil rights” and “hate crime” laws, substantially cutting entitlements and social programs, etc… But they did not do it. They pandered to minorities and got out pandered by the pros.

    • Joe

      Those are exactly the issues they should have brought up. They would have won the election. But no, they drank the koolaid and now we will all pay a terrible price.

    • Gracchus123

      My guess is that the Stupid Party won’t do those things for 2014 or 2016 either. That’s why we need to organize and agitate. If we don’t organize quickly and start protecting our rights, we will quickly get to the point where we will not be able to. 

      Try to imagine “organizing” without the internet or texting and with little money.

  • loyalwhitebriton

    Ryan’s liberal critics accused him of suggesting that inner city minorities were responsible for Obama’s win

    Er…isn’t that exactly what happened?

  • Tim_in_Indiana

    ‘FYI, Paul Ryan, the rest of the country has moved on from using “urban” as a euphemism for “black,”‘ wrote Ronan Farrow, an adviser to Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, on Twitter.

    Would Farrow have liked it any better if Ryan had come right out and used the word “black” instead? Somehow, I doubt it.

  • seek

    Ryan doesn’t grasp what we Realists have been saying for years. Even if you express a racial issue in code, you will be accused of using “code words.” The Left, more than anything else, is defined by “anti-racists” on trophy hunts to see whose career they can wreck this month.

    • David Ashton

      Good point. Attack welfare spongers and you will accused of racism because of who the welfare spongers are. However, a greater effort to win over white working class voters with economically positive policies would have helped, even if it means more national “protection” and less overseas “investment”. Free trade inside the USA, not free movement of cheap labor and cheap goods world-wide.

  • zap branigan

    20,000 votes and not one for Romney? Even in a 100% black district, that’s statistically impossible, there must be voter fraud involved.

  • Dan Reardon

    I thought Ryan might be a decent fellow until I found out he was a mud roller. Now he deserves whatever he gets as far as I’m concerned.

  • Steel_Quake77

    Just the other night CNN did a segment on King Country Texas (lots of salt of the earth White people), a place with about 150 people, and only 5 voted for Obama…. Why is that news when there are massive urban voting districts, each with thousands of voters, that had only Blacks voting for Obama 100%

    • Gracchus123

      To answer your rhetorical question, it is because ANYTHING that happens which shows even a hint of WHITE RACIAL SOLIDARITY is considered BAD.

  • rio grande

    Only 99% voted for Obama? That’s all? Sound’s low but then again why is that a surprise? The bigger surprise is the brainwashed pagan atheist perverted sodomite liberal white vote who without them there would never be anything but a white president.
    Being wise as serpents is something these sick bastards could never understand after a lifetime of mind wash.
    South Africa could only wish that was their problem but it is shortsighted to not believe what they have experienced would not be the end result and they had stayed in Europe. On the other hand whites in America can only wish they had left their problem in Africa and never stepped a foot in that god forsaken wretched cesspool continent where the negroid race all originated and worst economic system on the planet. Whites got what they bargained for and are 100% to blame for their woes.