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Reason for (Cautious) Optimism

Ronald484 Wrote: Aug 27, 2012 9:35 PM
Is that the same "grass roots enthusiasm' that gabe Ron Paul all those state primary election victories?..........Oooooops, Paul didn't have any primary election victories, did he? Not even in hs home state of Texas or his son's home state of Kentucky. I guess all that "grass roots enthusiasm" just forgot to vote!
Guy reviewed the WaPo/ABC poll that -- with a D 9 partisan breakdown (larger than the D 7 of 2008) -- showed the race tied.

I'd like to throw out one more reason besides the lopsided sample that's reason for some cautious optimism.  Keep in mind that over the summer, Mitt Romney has basically taken tough punches from the Obama campaign without really fighting back. Soon, he and 527's will begin to spend the money that's been raised, even as Obama's campaign has started spending more than it's taking in, two months in a row.