Mitt Romney’s Unimpressive Michigan Win Gets Even Less Impressive

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RESTON, VA - FEBRUARY 10:  Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney addresses the Northern Virginia Technology Council and the Consumer Electronics Association during a breakfast February 10, 2012 in Reston, Virginia. He discussed his plan for jobs and how technology and innovation can spur the nation's economic growth.  (Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images)
Aw, fudge. Photo: Alex Wong/2012 Getty Images

Because of how Michigan apportions its delegates — two to the winner of each congressional district and two more to the winner of the statewide vote — Mitt Romney won the exact same number of the state's delegates as Rick Santorum yesterday (fifteen), despite beating him in the popular vote by a little over 3 percent.