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GOP’s Worst Nightmare: Electoral Stalemate, Constitutional Crisis

Paul408 Wrote: May 23, 2012 11:05 AM
If you considered that "graciously", then I would hate to see what you consider a temper tantrum. My 2 year old son has less of a temper tantrum than Algore did.

This column originally appeared in THE DAILY BEAST.

In looking ahead toward the November election, Republican strategists should take proactive steps to avoid a damaging, dangerous conclusion to the presidential race and to prevent the very real chance that Mitt Romney will win the Electoral College even while losing the popular vote badly to Barack Obama.

The problem stems from the lopsided margins President Obama will surely pile up in a few uncontested states with big populations, including California, New York, Illinois and Massachusetts. Mr. Romney, meanwhile, will prevail by comparable margins in only relatively small states: Utah, Idaho,...