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Did Obama Benefit from Competent GOP Governors' Policies on Election Day?

Lars795 Wrote: Nov 08, 2012 11:00 PM
Compare what GOP controlled states have done and then what Dem controlled states have done. Now look at end results. That's it, period!

Here's something I've been trying to figure out since Obama's re-election on Tuesday, and which I included in my column in Townhall Magazine's December issue (so consider this a sneak peek!): Everyone kept saying the economy was the main issue; and the exit polls agreed. How did residents of swing states feel comfortable enough economically to think four more years of the same would help?

Of the “toss up” states in this election, Ohio, Virginia, Wisconsin, Iowa, Nevada and Florida all elected GOP governors post-2008, and several have GOP senators. In fact, only two toss-up states in 2012 had...