"My fate was sealed without either one of them, in retrospect," he said of Palin and DeMint's endorsements, suggesting that voters were too angry for his moderate views. "They were very energetic, they were very committed, and they didn't want to hear any other point of view."
Well at least he seems to get it to a certain extent, unlike , say, Jay Coat who wrote "This means that Castle is pretty much a mainstream Republican for the Northeast. He's not some extreme RINO heretic. He's just a northeastern Republican." That's the problem, The People are tired of "business as usual" & felt that he sold out too many times.