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Polls Don't Reflect Romney's Momentum in Ohio

megapotamus Wrote: Nov 05, 2012 5:49 PM
The polling is ALL at the least using identical turnout from 08 as if '10 didn't happen. No Scott Brown. No Walker. No Shellacking. It's as if they think we are re-doing Obama/McCain. Is there ANYONE who genuinely believes that Obama has not lost a single voter in four years? Just Axelrod.

"I think the intensity is on our side this year," said Ohio Sen. Rob Portman, perhaps the most effective campaigner for Mitt Romney, as he shook hands Thursday afternoon with volunteers and supporters in a suburban Cincinnati restaurant. "Theirs is not what it was in 2008."

Portman was visiting the Firehouse Grill to campaign not only for Romney but also for Brad Wenstrup, the local Republican favored to win a seat representing Ohio's 2nd District in Congress. After the event, Portman came over to a table where my laptop displayed the RealClearPolitics average of Ohio polls. There were nine polls...