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Romney's Path to a Blowout

doug64 Wrote: Jun 17, 2012 12:11 PM
That's going to depend on which map you use - the Huffington Post (not exactly a Conservative site) has a map with Obama at 260 and Romney at 191, the RCP map has 221 to 170. My own personal map, based as much as possible purely on the latest Likely Voter polls, has Obama at 224 to Romney's 191, and the last time I broke out the Toss-Ups Romney won by 291 to 247.

Republicans will be wanting to 'recount Illinois,' I said to a seemingly annoyed former Kerry staffer and Obama supporter in the Fox News green room on Friday.

"How do you figure?" came the response.

I said, "It's pretty simple. If Obama doesn't change his message (amongst other things), this isn't even gonna be close."

I almost felt sorry for him, as he nodded his head in agreement, and walked away.

Personally--and for the record--let me say up front that I don't expect the election results of 2012 to wield a blow-out for the GOP. But presently the race, the state...