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Paul Begala: Yeah, Team Obama's Giving Up on North Carolina

annfan_777 Wrote: Oct 23, 2012 8:00 PM
But not before North Caroline gave up on Obama.

Go back and read our polling round-up from yesterday to whet your appetite for this clip.  The public opinion landscape is unlikely to shift significantly in the next 24 hours, after which the effects of last night's debate may become clearer.  (For reasons stated in my wrap-up post, I suspect we'll see negligible lasting impact).  With those numbers as a backdrop, here's loyal liberal partisan Paul Begala acknowledging reality on CNN, confirming that the electoral map is getting a bit redder and narrower for the president: