"Anyone who doubts the reaction of the GOP stalwarts to Romney’s
impending defeat should bear in mind this single, if chilling, fact.
Most of them still think he’s going to win. They genuinely believe the
polls are fixed. They seriously think the surge in support for Obama is
nothing more than an 'MSM' conspiracy. Some of them clearly even believe
the good Lord himself will appear in the spin room at the University of
Denver next Wednesday. And when non[e] of these things turn out to be true, the reaction will be
truly terrible to behold. It will be like what happens inside one of
those doomsday cults the morning after they all wake up and realise the
world hasn’t ended after all. First the shock, then the denial, then
finally the anger and retribution."
, trying to explain American Republicans to the British