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  •  it is possible, but barely (3+ / 0-)

    see my comments further up thread

    or read this diary from this morning to see how bad Romney's situation is.

    That is right now, in the electoral college.

    But 8 weeks is a lifetime in an election.

    "We didn't set out to save the world; we set out to wonder how other people are doing and to reflect on how our actions affect other people's hearts." - Pema Chodron

    by teacherken on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 09:08:13 AM PDT

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    •  Yes, 8 weeks is a long time, not over yet (1+ / 0-)
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      If there is one bad economic report between now and the election, the "mainstream media" will be pounding on Obama 24/7 and trying to move the needle in Romney's direction.  The media clowns will be scouring economic news every day looking for something to throw in the president's face.

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      by MJB on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 09:17:13 AM PDT

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      •  I don't know, I think the public is adopting the (0+ / 0-)

        attitude that the economy isn't great, but Obama stopped the hemorrhaging at the critical moment and the Repubs have screwed him and thus the public.  In other words, they see the truth and they're giving the prez the credit he deserves and they like him so it's all good.

    •  Yeah, it's possible... but... (1+ / 0-)
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      I've run through the scenarios multiple times and ways. If he is losing Virginia then he is likely losing some of the other states he MUST win without Virginia. Ditto if he is losing Ohio (he is) and if he is losing Florida (he is) then he is completely toast.

      Now... let's start working on Missouri, Montana, South Dakota, and North Dakota.

      "Do what you can with what you have where you are." - Teddy Roosevelt

      by Andrew C White on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 09:29:42 AM PDT

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    •  8 days is a long time (0+ / 0-)

      "Politics is like driving. To go backward put it in R. To go forward put it in D."
      CALL EVERYONE YOU KNOW in OH, PA, FL, NC and TX. Make sure they have the ID they need to vote, and make sure YOU are registered and ready to vote!

      by TrueBlueMajority on Mon Sep 10, 2012 at 06:00:40 PM PDT

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