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Election Is Now a Referendum on Romney, Not Obama

IX-XI Wrote: Jul 21, 2012 12:50 AM
I don't see any of that. I see evenly divided partisans with a middle ground of mostly uninformed folks who are less excited about Obama than they are about Romney. That middle group, which is quite large, won't be able to check a box that says "60% Romney/40% Obama." They will each have to vote one or the other. And very few people vote for the guy they like personally if the guy they don't particularly like is going to promote policies that help them. Repeal of Obamacare may sound like "Gee, doesn't Obama suck?" but it's a policy that will have concrete benefits for people. I think this columnist had to make a deadline so he engaged the computer before engaging his gray matter. Will it be close? Maybe. Because we are closely divided.

From the moment he made it abundantly clear he intends to turn these United States away from a constitutional republic and towards a Western European-style socialist democracy, conservatives have been trying to convince the American people to reject President Obama’s vision for the country.

Regardless of the outcome of this fall’s presidential election, that worthwhile effort has been successful. It’s why the Republicans will retain control of the House, and could win back control of the Senate regardless of what happens in the presidential election.

Beginning with the historic repudiation he received in the 2010 midterm elections, when over 700...