Was Romney not thinking of the NPR crowd backlash when he said he wanted to kill NPR?

National Public Radio's news program All Things Considered has 35 million unique listeners per week. Popular weekend programs like Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, Radio Lab and This American Life rate higher than ANY cable news television program. Many moderates and even many conservatives enjoy popular programs... show more National Public Radio's news program All Things Considered has 35 million unique listeners per week. Popular weekend programs like Wait Wait Don't Tell Me, Radio Lab and This American Life rate higher than ANY cable news television program. Many moderates and even many conservatives enjoy popular programs like Car Talk and Prairie Home Companion. NPR is also a favorite of many who work in the transportation industry, as the 88.3 and 89.9 frequencies are common NPR stations all across the country.

After Romney loses the November elections, will pundits be citing his alienation of NPR listeners (one of the most politically active demographics in America) as a reason for his loss?
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