Romney could not even win his home state, his second home state, or his vacation home state.
Erick Erickson of Red State.com
He didn't win 4 of them - MA, NH, MI and CA.
But his people stood tall - Utah, land of the loyal.
Utah - land of the sheep...
And Romney/Ryan didn't carry Ryan's home state of Wisconsin either.
The people who knew them the best, rejected them the most strongly.
By this logic: In 2016, we should have a Republican presidential nominee from Rhode Island and vice-presidential nominee from Hawaii. And we should have a Democratic presidential nominee from Oklahoma and a vice-presidential nominee from Idaho. Yes, that should [italic]work[/italic] for both parties.