As the late Sen. Moynihan said, "everyone is entitled to his own opinion but not his own facts."
The shock expressed by many conservatives at the result of the election is not that all amazing, the surprise is the Romney campaign apparently being caught flatfooted.
Polls had consistently shown Obama with a lead in the swing states and with a 2-point lead in the national polls leading up to the election. I can understand conservative pundits dismissing them as "liberal" biased but not the campaign itself. There were too many polls showing Obama with the lead and the data …