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A Strong Nominee In A Strong Position: Romney Turns On The Engine

Madame DeFarge Wrote: Apr 26, 2012 9:15 AM
I think it's a little too early to throw in the towel just yet on those who are not 'in.' One can sound very brave when not faced with actually having to DO something - but I predict, when the potential of actually kicking that bum out of office is REAL, they'll screw up their courage and get the job done. And I wouldn't pay too much attention to polls what say the president's is still 'likeable.' Given the racial tension on the country right now, it's the easiest thing to do to say you 'like' him. I also predict that people will just say they 'like' him to shut people up, but privately vote how they really feel.

The zombie narrative of a brokered convention is dead, and Politico is having to lay off the brokered convention team.

Mitt Romney is the GOP nominee and a very strong one who has emerged from the primary process focused on the economy and in a dead heat with the president.

Romney's speech last night was the best he has given, and it must reflect the investment of time available to such efforts when the nominee can focus and practice.

When former McCain campaign manager Steve Schmidt appeared on my program on April 27, 2009 to discuss the 2008 campaign,...