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The 400,000 Votes That Tipped the Election

Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 4:34 PM
Shut up about Ryan, you've been posting that crappolla all day....Ryan was the best thing on the ticket.
CardSenseJimmyBond Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 5:59 PM
So, you would have preferred a pro-abortion black lesbian with no private sector experience?
Becca in TX Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 4:49 PM
Henry-Pay no attention to the morons. It makes them feel important if someone actually responds to them. They're like children that are so desperate for attention they are even happy to get bad attention. They're pathetic.
Henry VIII Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 4:44 PM
Not according to seniors nodeasse.
nodeamass Wrote: Nov 12, 2012 4:41 PM

Broad trends and the national political undertow can't be adequately captured in any single statistic -- but if Mitt Romney had managed to push the electorate in a handful of states a few clicks in his direction, he'd be the president-elect, rather than an also-ran.  Via Jim Geragthy:
 

Florida: 73,858

Ohio: 103,481

Virginia: 115,910

Colorado: 113,099

Those four states, with a collective margin of, 406,348 for Obama, add up to 69 electoral votes. Had Romney won 407,000 or so additional votes in the right proportion in those states, he would have 275...