I’m just going to say bluntly, we were wrong,” the former House Speaker told CBS host Charlie Rose. “I think Karl Rove, Michael Barone, Dick Morris, a whole group of us, frankly, misunderstood what was happening in the country. We thought with 8 percent unemployment — or approximately 8 percent — with gasoline the price that it was, etc., that it would be almost impossible for President Obama to be re-elected. He deserves enormous credit. His campaign deserves credit.
So first, are they going to learn something from this, and second what are they going to learn?