The Maine Caucuses are history, the votes are counted, and Mitt Romney won the day by 194 votes.
That is face-saving for the Romney campaign, but a victory it is not. Ron Paul, Ron Paul was his chief competitor and he just barely edged him. Ron Paul nearly won a
New England state, a state that should have gone to Mitt Romney in a romp. Ron Paul, a southerner, a Texan, nearly carried . Maine
And get this, it’s even worse. A caucus was cancelled in one county, a very conservative county, on account of bad weather. The margin could have been even tighter.
So for Romney, it’s a victory, and a defeat all rolled up into one.