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Question: Who would you vote for?
President Barack Obama*/Joe Biden   -27 (62.8%)
Mitt Romney/Rob Portman   -16 (37.2%)
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« on: June 06, 2012, 10:24:08 pm »
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Its looking more likely that mittens will pick Portman as his VP.
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« Reply #1 on: June 06, 2012, 10:28:28 pm »
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Its looking more likely that mittens will pick Portman as his VP.

Yep. Just like VP nominees Ford, Powell, Lieberman ('08), Pawlenty, Kaine... Tongue

Romney/Portman.
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« Reply #2 on: June 06, 2012, 10:46:45 pm »
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Romney/Portman           272
Obama/Biden                 266
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« Reply #3 on: June 06, 2012, 11:48:11 pm »
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Romney/Portman, of course. Smiley
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« Reply #4 on: June 07, 2012, 12:40:22 am »
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So even Winfield thinks Romney only gets 272 EVs? Whoa.
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« Reply #5 on: June 07, 2012, 06:18:50 am »
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Romney/Portman

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« Reply #6 on: June 07, 2012, 06:27:11 am »
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Obama/Biden

And no way Romney wins with Portman. He needs a much more interesting running mate if he wants to beat Obama.
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« Reply #7 on: June 07, 2012, 07:01:50 am »
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Romney/Portman           272
Obama/Biden                 266

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« Reply #8 on: June 07, 2012, 07:02:49 am »
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None Of The Above.
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« Reply #9 on: June 07, 2012, 07:41:47 am »
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So even Winfield thinks Romney only gets 272 EVs? Whoa.

Romney takes California 52% to 48%
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« Reply #10 on: June 07, 2012, 09:01:12 am »
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Not voting this year.  But Portman gives Romney a real shot at winning Ohio.  The auto-bailouts and falling unemployment make it possible that Obama can hold Ohio, and without Ohio, it's a lot harder to put together a winning electoral map for Romney in a close race.  Besides, Portman is smart, capable, and a good deal-maker, all very valuable traits in a VP.  In the race, you don't want someone who draws voltage out of the top of the ticket, but do want someone who can help you in a crucial region.   
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« Reply #11 on: June 07, 2012, 12:09:33 pm »
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For some reason, I don't think Portman can help in states outside of Ohio.  He just doesn't have the stature, especially amongst southern evangelicals.  Romney def needs to win Virginia and Portman isn't going to help with evangelicals there who are skeptical of mormonism.  Of course, Romney appeals to the moderate-liberal types in NoVa as well, but they won't be a reliable voting bloc.  I just think Thune or Burr are far stronger choices, and can win more swing voters and swing states. 
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« Reply #12 on: June 07, 2012, 12:17:51 pm »
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So even Winfield thinks Romney only gets 272 EVs? Whoa.

Romney takes California 52% to 48%

How can you doubt Winfield's amazing prediction skills, after he predicted Governor Witman election in the very state? Angry
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« Reply #13 on: June 07, 2012, 12:27:59 pm »
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For some reason, I don't think Portman can help in states outside of Ohio.  He just doesn't have the stature, especially amongst southern evangelicals.  Romney def needs to win Virginia and Portman isn't going to help with evangelicals there who are skeptical of mormonism.  Of course, Romney appeals to the moderate-liberal types in NoVa as well, but they won't be a reliable voting bloc.  I just think Thune or Burr are far stronger choices, and can win more swing voters and swing states. 

Would Thune accept a place on a ticket that looks like it'll lose considering he's eying 2016?
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« Reply #14 on: June 07, 2012, 11:23:28 pm »
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So even Winfield thinks Romney only gets 272 EVs? Whoa.

Well, I don't want anyone thinking I'm a Romney hack, now do I?  Smiley
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« Reply #15 on: June 07, 2012, 11:25:47 pm »
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272 is all he needs. Wink
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« Reply #16 on: June 07, 2012, 11:34:50 pm »
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So even Winfield thinks Romney only gets 272 EVs? Whoa.

Romney takes California 52% to 48%

Well, you know, the election is still five months away, and anything can happen between now and then.  Smiley
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