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Dems Have Edge, but Presidency Still in Play

Mary218 Wrote: Nov 22, 2012 7:31 AM
Margaret Thatcher could teach the conservative small-government politicians much. She actively targeted minorities and union members, because a prosperous environment helps everyone. http://blogs.telegraph.co.uk/news/neilobrien1/100190550/margaret-thatcher-uber-moderniser/
A funny thing happened as I was looking at the political map of this year's presidential election: It began to look like the map of the presidential election of 2004.

I'm not talking about the superficial similarity, the fact that in both elections an incumbent president beat a challenger from Massachusetts by a 51 to 48 percent popular vote margin.

I'm talking about the fact that the large majority of states voted just a little bit more Democratic in 2012 than they did in 2004.

Enough to give 2012 nominee Barack Obama 332 electoral votes, far more than 2004 nominee John...