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The Romney Coronation Begins?

mrichardson Wrote: Apr 04, 2012 10:43 PM
I guess it must be the result of our public fool system that so few can analyze obvious numbers, and come to logical conclusions. Let's just focus on how to defeat Obama. There are roughly 72 million registered Democrats, and 55 million registered Republicans. It's clear the Republicans are going to need all the support they can get from outside the party. Only one GOP candidate can carry the GOP, Libertarian, Green Party, Constitution Party, the majority of the independent, and even 5-10% of the Democrat vote. Now we can argue, call each other names, and say derogatory things about the candidates, but in the end it comes down to rather or not we REALLY want to stop Obama. Ron Paul 2012!
Agent Crawfish Wrote: Apr 05, 2012 2:50 PM
Oh that is brilliant! Paul can't even get into double digits in the primaries.

As Republicans head to the polls in Maryland, Washington DC, and Wisconsin today (more on those primaries below), they might be forgiven for wondering if they're merely spinning their wheels.  Several developments over the last 24 hours point to a growing consensus that Mitt Romney's eventual nomination is now a fait accompli.  To wit:

(1) The Obama campaign is running an ad in swing states that explicitly treats the former governor as the president's general election opponent: