Mitt Romney spending 17 bucks a vote!

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Michael Scherer: “So how much has the entire Romney campaign spent per vote received? $17.14, which is a lot more than the $2.54 that Santorum spent, or the $9.05 that Gingrich has spent, and only topped by the $31.55 that Paul spent. What do these numbers tell us? Both a lot and a little. We can say convincingly that Santorum has been overperforming, compared to the field, while Romney has been underperforming. If Romney were a corporation, it would hire a Bain consultant to come in and figure out how to reduce its cost per vote.”

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