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Affluent Suburbs Swing to Debate-tested Romney

CuriousKevmo Wrote: Oct 25, 2012 11:43 AM
My experience is similar to Josephs. I live in a deep blue state and work in the maybe the deepest blue city in America, I see very few Obama bumper stickers this cycle. in '08 you couldn't throw a rock without hitting an Obama supporter (not a bad idea come to think of it) but not so now. I don't see much in the way of Romney stuff either, but the lack of enthusiasm this cycle is telling.

Back in May, I wrote a column laying out possible scenarios for the 2012 campaign different from the conventional wisdom that it would be a long, hard slog through a fixed list of target states like the race in 2004.

I thought alternatives were possible because partisan preferences in the half dozen years before 2004 were very stable, while partisan preferences over the last half dozen years have been anything but.

Now, after Mitt Romney's big victory in the Oct. 3 debate and his solid performances in the Oct. 16 and 22 debates, there is evidence that two of...