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Affluent Suburbs Swing to Debate-tested Romney

Roy323 Wrote: Oct 25, 2012 9:03 PM
auntie-Frankly, I could not take much contact with Carter, but Ur right-He was "not evil" as U say-My youngest worked directly, usually in close proximity, with Jimmy Who and the rest of the rest of the "Habitat for Humanity" or whatever they were/are called. As I recall, Emory "farmed out" the undergrads to Habitat as free help; my Son swears the Carters were "Real People"?

Back in May, I wrote a column laying out possible scenarios for the 2012 campaign different from the conventional wisdom that it would be a long, hard slog through a fixed list of target states like the race in 2004.

I thought alternatives were possible because partisan preferences in the half dozen years before 2004 were very stable, while partisan preferences over the last half dozen years have been anything but.

Now, after Mitt Romney's big victory in the Oct. 3 debate and his solid performances in the Oct. 16 and 22 debates, there is evidence that two of...