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« on: April 20, 2012, 08:13:36 pm »
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Of all places.

http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/politics/2012/04/romney-and-rubio-to-campaign-together-for-first-time-next-week/
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« Reply #1 on: April 20, 2012, 09:50:33 pm »
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Incompetence thy name is Romney campaign.
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« Reply #2 on: April 20, 2012, 11:31:52 pm »
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Actually, campaigning with one of the most charismatic and popular Senators in America today is a very smart political move on the part of the Romney campaign.
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« Reply #3 on: April 21, 2012, 01:34:48 am »
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I seriously hope Rubio won't be the VP pick.
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« Reply #4 on: April 21, 2012, 01:48:27 am »
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Actually, campaigning with one of the most charismatic and popular Senators in America today is a very smart political move on the part of the Romney campaign.

Really, I understand your track record of fawning over the man that's flip flopped more than a dying fish on a pier but, Rubio's not even up there in popularity and charisma, not so much. He's more popular on paper than in FL or anywhere so that's why they are deploying him up there.
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« Reply #5 on: April 21, 2012, 01:50:03 am »
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According to the principle that possibly-maybe VP nominees can help make next-door-but-five home states competitive, this should most certainly swing Pennsylvania into Romney's column.
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« Reply #6 on: April 21, 2012, 07:58:36 am »
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Makes sense.  Rubio works better as a Hispanic Friend in middle-class suburbia than as a VP in any actual state.
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« Reply #7 on: April 21, 2012, 10:33:09 am »
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Meh, poor move. I won't be able to go either.
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« Reply #8 on: April 21, 2012, 06:24:55 pm »
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He is doing to avoid potential embarrassment of an underwhelming performance in the primary.
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« Reply #9 on: April 21, 2012, 06:27:24 pm »
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According to the principle that possibly-maybe VP nominees can help make next-door-but-five home states competitive, this should most certainly swing Pennsylvania into Romney's column.

But before the Civil War, it was a next-door-but-four home state, which changes everything.
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« Reply #10 on: April 22, 2012, 08:31:56 pm »
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He is doing to avoid potential embarrassment of an underwhelming performance in the primary.
If you lose a state to someone not in the race anymore, it's a lot less embarrassing if you didn't contest it.
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