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  •  essentially, Romney is still having (3+ / 0-)

    to focus on consolidating his base. He started trying to do that in earnest by picking Lyin' Ryan as his running mate (and to divert the nation's attention from his refusal to do as all other modern presidential candidates have done and release his tax returns).

    He continued his attempts to condolidate his base with his
    red meat appeals to the right during the convention.

    And he continues to try to consolidate his base with his irrational, irresponsible behavior regarding the Lybyan tragedy.

    And it's mid-September.

    As you've said, the fact that Mittch-A-Sketch Romney still feels the need to shamelessly pander to the radical, right-wing extremist base of his party at this stage in the campaign, the final stretch, is not good news... for Mittch-A-Sketch and all of those Obama-hating folks whol plan to vote for him with clothespins attached to their noses.

    •  Difficult to coalesce a wacky base and try and (1+ / 0-)
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      wdrath

      get the independent vote.  Mitt is trying to do both and its actually becoming quite a spectacle!

      The more you can increase fear of drugs and crime, welfare mothers, immigrants and aliens, the more you control all the people. Noam Chomsky

      by willkath on Sun Sep 16, 2012 at 07:50:03 AM PDT

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