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Romney Trails Obama, but Key Numbers Break His Way

gungy Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 2:59 PM
affirmative. Even if Romney wins how will he ever pull the leeches off the gov't teat?
nophoney64 Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 8:36 PM
A true conservative on the Republican ticket who has had financial problems like all of us would help not a multimillionaire who has NEVER had to worry about money!
Grant75 Wrote: Apr 12, 2012 4:52 PM
A Republican Congress would help.

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 average of...