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Oh My: Obama Camp Denies Writing Off Florida, North Carolina, Virginia, and Colorado

rperring Wrote: Oct 18, 2012 12:46 PM
Romney/Ryan ticket is starting to look like a "lock", but that could, of course, change. As anecdotal evidence as crowd size may be, add that with the tenor of the apoplectic leftist comments on these stories, and the outlines of an electoral landslide for Mitt and Paul begin to emerge. I love it, and remain hopefully optimistic, as I have been all year, because I just can't see a majority of thinking American voters wishing to continue the train wreck of the last 4 years. We shall see in about 20 days or so.

Even as they celebrate the president's, er, "win" in the second debate, Team Obama has found itself in the unenviable position of denying reports that they are essentially pulling out of four swing states heading down the election's final gauntlet.  The electoral rumor mill started with a National Journal piece by Major Garrett that included (read: buried) this tantalizing nugget:
 

What also became clear after the dust began to settle from the rumble on Long Island was the electoral map has narrowed and Obama’s...