Skip to comments.OHIO the key to Romney winning the White House
Posted on 10/19/2012 10:24:45 AM PDT by Oldpuppymax
Though it has often been suggested that the winner of Ohio will walk away with the presidency, in 2012 that repeatedly asserted chestnut might well be true.
Counting states which lean towards Romney and are likely or solidly in his corner, Real Clear Politics (RCP) claims the Governor currently has 206 electoral votes. Obama has a total of 201. There are ten states which are considered toss-ups. They are (with their electoral votes): Colorado (9); Florida (29); Iowa (6); Michigan (16); Nevada (6); New Hampshire (4); Ohio (18); Pennsylvania (20); Virginia (13); and Wisconsin (10). (1)
According to an article written by National Journal White House correspondent Major Garrett, the Obama campaign appears prepared to cede both Virginia and Florida to Mitt Romney. Apparently Obamas advisors have suggested...
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I was born and raised in northeastern Ohio and I beg of my former state that they do not subject America to 4 more years of socialism, fascism, pro-islamic, anti-energy, pro perversion leadership. I know your economy is doing fair, but so many of the other states are not. Yes our tax money bailed GM out to the tune of tens of billions of dollars and created jobs for you at the expense of others. Please put the country first and rid us of this manchurian interloper. Romney is a moderate centrist. He is not what many of us conservatives wanted. But he is our only hope to stop this moral and financial slide for the rest of the country. Please Buckeyes help us out. I have always rooted for Ohio State and the Browns. I think Modell shafted you as well as Elway and Jordon. Lebron is a bum!
Not to diss Ohio, but Romney is surging in many states. Ohio is no longer the lynchpin to victory.
I see a scenario where Obama tries to win Ohio soooo bad, that he overlooks some other states that become vulnerable.
True. If Romney/Ryan take Wisconsin, it’s all over for Obama. I’ll think they’ll take it and thus make Ohio non-essential for the presidency.
The Obama plan has been to win by hanging on to Ohio. But with so many other ‘swing states’ trending for Romney, Ohio isn’t such a big deal anymore.
Thanks for he blind flash of the obvious there, Doug. Romney has to win OH or PA, or pretty much sweep all other toss-ups, and OH is seen as more likely.
Of course, everyone knew this months ago, but hey, some folks are late to the party...
it’s OH or CO-WI
In order for Obama to win the must-win state of Ohio, Obama must do extremely well in particular areas of the state, without which he can’t be the victor there.
Two of the areas Obama must do particularly well in are Ohio State University and the City of Cleveland.
On the day Obama officially opened his campaign, he did suprisingly poorly at Ohio State by leaving many empty seats in the average-size auditorium he was speaking in. It was a flop.
And in downtown Cleveland, when he tried to generate a rally recently, all he could come up with were 9,000 bodies, probably half of whom were sent by the union rent-a-mob company the DNC uses.
If Obama can’t do well in the Democratic strongholds of Ohio’s largest university and one of its largest, most Democratically-dominated cities, it’s over for him, since most of the other areas of Ohio are going strongly for Romney. While Obama was boring 9,000 Clevelanders, Mitt Romney was energizing 12,000 cheering supporters in small towns downstate.
If Obama wins Ohio while even less Republican states are going en masse for Romney, it will be very strange.
And opposing exporting jobs is the key to winning Ohio.
Yes, kevkrom, I knew it as well. But everyone is not the obvious genius you are and I though it might be an interesting post for at least a few folks.
“Late to the party?” Well yes, kevkrom, but everyone is not as brilliant as you and I though it might be an interesting post for at least a few folks.
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