Romney's failed so badly that man inside the campaign thought it had been hacked.
In light of the Chinese hack on OPM and Putin's hack on the Pentagon, maybe the GOP ought to do a forensic investigation of ORCA and see what really caused it to fail to gotv.
It just might enable the nominee to prevent the dems from retaining the White House.
And yes: it could be Google: WIRED:
IMAGINE AN ELECTION—A close one. You’re undecided. So you type the name of one of the candidates into your search engine of choice. (Actually, let’s not be coy here. In most of the world, one search engine dominates; in Europe and North America, it’s Google.) And Google coughs up, in fractions of a second, articles and facts about that candidate. Great! Now you are an informed voter, right? But a study published this week says that the order of those results, the ranking of positive or negative stories on the screen, can have an enormous influence on the way you vote. And if the election is close enough, the effect could be profound enough to change the outcome.
In other words: Google’s ranking algorithm for search results could accidentally steal the presidency. “We estimate, based on win margins in national elections around the world,” says Robert Epstein, a psychologist at the American Institute for Behavioral Research and Technology and one of the study’s authors, “that Google could determine the outcome of upwards of 25 percent of all national elections.”PARTISAN HACKERS MIGHT EVEN BE TIPPING THE SCALES IN "POLLS" THAT SHOW TRUMP AS LEADING THE GOP POLLS....
I don't put anything past the partisans on the left; they use Alinsky tactics - which means no holds are barred....