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What Happened?

John4278 Wrote: Nov 07, 2012 1:57 PM
Your head is in the sand my friend. Your party uses cute dog whistles like "end affirmative action", "welfare queens" and "the entitled" and you think we can't hear it, but we do. Of course the ironic thing is that the red states are overwhelmingly the highest recipients of welfare for the poor whites. But as long as the not-so-subtle racism is there, you'll get those poor white votes at the expense of the rest of the country.
Obama won. Not by a lot, but by more than enough.

In the end it came down to the battleground states, and President Obama won most of them by slim, but decisive, margins.

Florida - Obama +1

Ohio - Obama +2

Virginia - Obama +3

Colorado - Obama +3

New Hampshire - Obama +5

Wisconsin - Obama +5

Iowa - Obama +6

Michigan - Obama +7

Of the nine battleground states, only North Carolina went into Mitt Romney's column and that by 3 percentage points.

As an interested...