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Home Stretch: Romney's Massive Ad Advantage Over the Final Five Days

Smitty41inPB Wrote: Nov 01, 2012 9:16 PM
The Conference Board Consumer Confidence Index®, which had increased in September, improved again in October. The Index now stands at 72.2 Going back to the election of 1972, the average of the consumer confidence index during election years in which the incumbent won was 108. The average during election years in which the incumbent lost was 81. No incumbent president has ever been reelected when the consumer confidence index was less than 100.

We'll get to the larger picture in a moment, I was wondering if and how Team Romney would respond to the president's "big" new idea: Creating a new federal "Secretary of Business" to help spur job creation.  Aside from sending out a short initial statement ridiculing the concept, the Romney campaign's response has been relatively muted.  Until now.  Check out their fresh television ad, which makes the important point that Obama's solution to everything involves more government control, more bureaucracy and more spending: