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Romney Trails Obama, but Key Numbers Break His Way

bworei Wrote: Apr 14, 2012 8:31 AM
Romney is "going to lose anyway"? Which facts do you have to back that up? Not conjecture about how, because you hate him, he's going to lose, but some solid reasoning, please. The first poll to come out after Santorum dropped out had Romney UP on Obama. His lead will only grow once Newt and RP drop out. HERE are some facts for you: Obama only got 52.7% of the popular vote, despite the fact that he had EVERYTHING going his way in '08: The Dow was in free-fall, Bush was EXTREMELY unpopular, the wars were EXTREMELY unpopular, and here comes this brash, young, good-looking alternative vs McCain.

Now that Rick Santorum has "suspended" his campaign, we can stop pretending and can say what has been clear for weeks: Mitt Romney will be the Republican nominee for president. The general election campaign has begun.

In some quarters, it is assumed that Barack Obama will be re-elected without too much difficulty. There are reports that staffers at Obama's Chicago headquarters consider Romney's candidacy a joke.

One suspects the adults there take a different view. For the fundamentals say that this will be a seriously contested race, with many outcomes possible. Obama's job-approval numbers in the realclearpolitics.com average of...