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« on: April 18, 2012, 04:09:52 pm »
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Some real momentum appears to be building up in favor of Mitt Romney's candidacy (no joke):

http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/the-fix/post/mitt-romney-is-the-momentum-candidate-but-why/2012/04/18/gIQAjjMqQT_blog.html#pagebreak
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« Reply #1 on: April 18, 2012, 04:12:22 pm »
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It won't last.
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« Reply #2 on: April 18, 2012, 04:28:39 pm »
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You mean to say Republicans are uniting around the party's nominee?

*drops monocle in wine glass*
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« Reply #3 on: April 18, 2012, 04:32:09 pm »
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The early campaign means very very little. McCain thrashed Obama in the early months but when Obama got going there was no contest.
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« Reply #4 on: April 18, 2012, 04:45:23 pm »
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You mean to say Republicans are uniting around the party's nominee?

Well, I'd heard a theory during the primaries that once Romney cinched the nomination, the Keystone Phils and jmfcsts would stay home, Republican turnout would be very low, and Obama would win in a landslide. It seems this is not shaping up to be true (though the early campaign doesn't matter much).

McCain thrashed Obama in the early months but when Obama got going there was no contest.

Not really; McCain's best times were late July/August/early September; early on Obama was the one doing fairly well, before stumbling and then recovering.
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« Reply #5 on: April 18, 2012, 10:43:47 pm »
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It won't last.

Yup, keep tellin' yourself that.

It may help you sleep nights.
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« Reply #6 on: April 18, 2012, 10:47:32 pm »
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It won't last.

Yup, keep tellin' yourself that.

It may help you sleep nights.


It won't.  Maybe if you knew anything about post-primary advantages, you'd understand why Romney is currently enjoying a slight bump.  But please, do continue to troll this board- it is what you do best.
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« Reply #7 on: April 18, 2012, 11:06:08 pm »
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It won't last.

Yup, keep tellin' yourself that.

It may help you sleep nights.


It won't.  Maybe if you knew anything about post-primary advantages, you'd understand why Romney is currently enjoying a slight bump.  But please, do continue to troll this board- it is what you do best.

Your hackery knows no bounds.
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« Reply #8 on: April 18, 2012, 11:11:54 pm »
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It won't last.

Yup, keep tellin' yourself that.

It may help you sleep nights.


It won't.  Maybe if you knew anything about post-primary advantages, you'd understand why Romney is currently enjoying a slight bump.  But please, do continue to troll this board- it is what you do best.

Your hackery knows no bounds.

Okay, yeah, sure, I'm the hack.

No.

Romney takes California 52% to 48%.

Remember this?
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« Reply #9 on: April 19, 2012, 01:08:26 am »
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Last I checked, November 2012 hasn't happened yet.

If it has, that was a better nap than I thought.
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« Reply #10 on: April 19, 2012, 07:19:02 pm »
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With respect to California

Hey, with high unemployment, gas prices on the rise, disaster of Obamacare  becomes widely understood, America's national debt spiralling out of control, it could happen. 
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« Reply #11 on: April 19, 2012, 09:23:15 pm »
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With respect to California

Hey, with high unemployment, gas prices on the rise, disaster of Obamacare  becomes widely understood, America's national debt spiralling out of control, it could happen. 

Your hackery knows no bounds.
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« Reply #12 on: April 19, 2012, 09:26:45 pm »
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About as likely as Obama winning Mississippi.
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« Reply #13 on: April 19, 2012, 09:28:29 pm »
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With respect to California

Hey, with high unemployment, gas prices on the rise, disaster of Obamacare  becomes widely understood, America's national debt spiralling out of control, it could happen. 

Your hackery knows no bounds.

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.
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« Reply #14 on: April 19, 2012, 09:34:53 pm »
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With respect to California

Hey, with high unemployment, gas prices on the rise, disaster of Obamacare  becomes widely understood, America's national debt spiralling out of control, it could happen. 

Your hackery knows no bounds.

Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery.


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« Reply #15 on: April 20, 2012, 06:45:33 am »
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It won't last.

Yup, keep tellin' yourself that.

It may help you sleep nights.


It won't.  Maybe if you knew anything about post-primary advantages, you'd understand why Romney is currently enjoying a slight bump.  But please, do continue to troll this board- it is what you do best.

Your hackery knows no bounds.

Okay, yeah, sure, I'm the hack.

No.

Romney takes California 52% to 48%.

Remember this?

Don't forget:

Whitman wins, and it will be a GLORIOUS day for California.

Mind you, you're talking to an expert on CA politics, Scott.
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« Reply #16 on: April 20, 2012, 07:33:44 am »
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Here's a related and (I think) more interesting question: Has Romney's favorability rating recovered among independent votes?
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« Reply #17 on: April 21, 2012, 11:11:53 pm »
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I have this eerie feeling that Kalwejt has catalogued all my postings and is stalking all my entries on this forum.

Scary.
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« Reply #18 on: April 22, 2012, 06:01:47 pm »
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It won't last.

Yup, keep tellin' yourself that.

It may help you sleep nights.


It won't.  Maybe if you knew anything about post-primary advantages, you'd understand why Romney is currently enjoying a slight bump.  But please, do continue to troll this board- it is what you do best.

Your hackery knows no bounds.

Okay, yeah, sure, I'm the hack.

No.

Romney takes California 52% to 48%.

Remember this?

Don't forget:

Whitman wins, and it will be a GLORIOUS day for California.

Mind you, you're talking to an expert on CA politics, Scott.

Good stuff.
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