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  •  Another point. If the plan went through in only2-3 (1+ / 0-)
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    states (as would be quite possible) it could have minimal electoral influence but cause a backlash like the voter suppression effort.

    "They will not collect a ransom in exchange for not crashing the American economy. The full faith and credit of the United States of America is not a bargaining chip."

    by TofG on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 05:27:57 AM PST

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    •  I sure hope the Dems are targeting some red states (8+ / 0-) turn over in the next election.

      They seem to have dropped the 50 state strategy -- OK, it's tough to campaign in so many states -- but they should still have a list of 5 to 10 switchable Red states that they can just blanket with organization efforts.

      "Michael Moore, who was filming a movie about corporate welfare called 'Capitalism: A Love Story,' sought and received incentives."

      by Bush Bites on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 05:32:57 AM PST

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    •  Yes, and it would actually hurt GOP chances (0+ / 0-)

      If it went through in Ohio and Pennsylvania, for example, they still wouldn't get enough electoral votes to win the election and there would be another 10 votes that would be impossible to get.

      Doing it in Ohio would be foolish since Ohio is so close that the GOP can't just right it off. And the GOP needs ALL the votes from Ohio.

      "Because Romney's a clown . . ."--Henry Francis

      by LeftCoastTimm on Wed Jan 16, 2013 at 10:45:09 AM PST

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