Skip to comments.Karl Rove's Early Electoral Map: OBAMA WINS
Posted on 04/26/2012 12:15:14 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
Ever since Mitt Romney all but secured the Republican nomination, we were all waiting with bated breath.
Wait no more. Karl Rove has finally put out his inaugural 2012 electoral map. And who's winning?
Barack Obama. Here it is, in all its glory:
You can see there how it breaks down: Right now, 284 votes are either solidly for Obama or "leaning Obama." Romney only has 172 solidly in his grasp or "leaning" toward him. The remaining 82 electoral votes are toss-ups.
What does this mean? Well, first, that Romney has some catching up to do and the gravity of the map he's up against. According to this map, even if Romney wins all the toss-up states of Iowa, Missouri, Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina and Florida — which could be done — he still wouldn't beat Obama.
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So cheer up everyone...the RINO loses :)
Whatever the reasons, numbers, blame, etc., I’m petrified that O gets re-elected.
why go through all this just put the electoral vote people in a room and let them fight it out ,save tons of money and having to listen to all the bull
Home of the slaves, land of the freeloaders. We’re all going to be on Barry and the ‘RATS’ plantation now.
Hi analysis does not square with just about everything else I’ve read. He’s giving states to Obama that are squarely up in the air or leaning Republican.
Rove is a jackass anyway.
For once, I believe Rove is right.
The question becomes: what do we do to stop Obama from implementing his agenda from 2013-2016?
Is SC a toss up because Newt beat Willard’s ass in the primary?
I notice he has Texas only leaning to Romney, and Ohio leaning to Obama.
Just those two things tell me one of us, me, or Rove, doesn’t understand what’s going on.
Eh. I don’t buy it. Gave no swing states to Romney.
Michigan, Pennsylvania and Ohio to Obama. Took Florida and SC out completely. Hell, Texas is only “leaning Romney”. That’s just stupid. No way Texas goes Obama.
Rove is trying to motivate Republicans to back Romney.
Just Rove’s way to GOTV.
So what was it said how Rove was playing this presidential election? Oh yes, he would promote Romney during the primary so he would ultimately lose in the general election, and to actively keep any conservative candidate(s) off the Republican presidential ballot.
Rove appears to be right on cue here according to the Rove critics.
The only good thing about this election is that either Obama or Romney is going to lose.
The American People have had enough of Obama.
SC a tossup?
Romney has to win Florida and Ohio to be competitive. If Obama just wins Ohio then Obama wins the election. I don’t think that’s going to happen but we will know in November if this nation wants to continue down what is an obviously suicidal path.
:) This is the starting map, I’m sure, that Romney’s team also put together.
This is not the “end” map either team believes will transpire.
If South Carolina is a toss up so is NY.
The halfrican, communist, mooselimb, prick has as much chance of winning in SC as he does in Texas which they have only leaning for romney. Pure crap.
This is going to be a landslide election and the demonRATS are going to lose so many other seats that the media will be in shock.
The mitten haters here on FR will have to take a week of vacation to comprehend what just happened.
Every one of those tossups are solid republican wins.
Rove is delusional to think Romney would lose NH and that Texas is going to be close.
280 Obama, 258 Romney
Which means Romney has to flip either MI, OH or PA to win. Any one of them.
I hadn’t thought about it that way—you just brightened my day.
I have said for months that the polls are meaningless because no one is going to tell a pollster that they disapprove of Obama and risk being called a racist. Voters will show up in November and vote the Marxist out in a landslide. Despite being called a RINO in FReeperland.
at this stage in the game, any map or chart that Karl produces is done for the purpose of raising money for the GOP.
Take over the Senate.
Kinda sounds like a blues ballad song title.
Shut up Karl.
The bad thing is that the country loses no matter which wins.
1. Romney has not even secured the GOP nomination yet.
so this is all just conjecture.
2. Tokyo Rove is an idiot.
RE: Rove is delusional to think Romney would lose NH
We should remind ourselves that NH is filled with neighboring
Massachusett type libs who caused NH to vote for Obama in 2008.
Someone posted a link to a YouTube video of election night 1980. Uncle Walter was marveling at the lopsided defeat of his man Jimmah. Mentioned that a poll taken the weekend before the election showed a dead heat with Reagan having a slim 3% lead.
So anyone tells you he can predict what’s going to happen in November, that man is a fool.
I hope Rove is wrong. One place where I KNOW he is wrong is SC! THERE IS NO WAY SC is a toss up.....As a proud South Carolinian I think most of SC would rather secede again than to have Obama as President another 4 years.
And will probably be on Hannity’s show any minute now to explain to us why we’re the delusional ones.
So Rove is publicly acknowledging he backed a loser, when he was saying Romney was the only one "electable". Does he think this prognostication is going to somehow improve his credibility? That is odd to say the least.
Yeah, a reality check there, right? Romney needs to come up with a good Southern conservative.
#1 with a bullet, baby!!
Romney can’t win with out the right wing. Many of us have said no eff’n way..
The Obama attack machine has not opened fire on Romney yet.
Romney can not outspend Obama like he did in the primaries.
Romney if lucky, will squeak it out with a win. But most likely will loose.
I can hear Obama now. “Romney supported almost all of my plans. Even HE supports me!”
New Hampshire is quintessential Romney.
Rove may be factoring in Demonrat vote fraud (to include under counting of military votes) which is likely to reach unprecedented dimensions this time around. The Osama Obama campaign has an army of 300,000 plotting it right now.
Obama wins unless we send money to Karl.
I can’t even fantasize our republic surviving a second B Hussein term, but unlike NTegraT, I refuse to be petrified. Lincoln reportedly recognized before the 1860s hostilities began, that the animosity had reached the point at which it could not subside until one side or the other prevailed. Could the animosity have been worse then than it is now? I refuse to be petrified, so I practice a lot. Expensive, but “important, if (please “No,” God) needed.
Smooth move, Rove. Sheer genius. The tea party rebellion was roaring to go and we could have elected ANY conservative Republican and you engineered a RINO defeat.
He's basing the map on the RCP polling, most of which wasn't completed before Romney clinched the nomination, and much of which includes "registered voters", "adults" and "sentient creatures".
I would crawl over burning coals to vote against Obama, even if the Republican nominee were Chumlee from "Pawn Stars" or Snooki from "Jersey Shore". It doesn't matter, I'm voting against Obama. Romney isn't my favorite, but "ABO".
Not gonna happen. I don’t think it will be close. Romney will crush Obama.
It is early and this thing has NOT even started..... rove is simply putting out a SHOCK message to Republicans to get them to GET UP and get focused. I hope those here at FR are as well because this American can NOT let his family live through another 4 years of this demise. One last note... SUPREME COURT. That is your grandchildren and great grandchildren you are protecting.
This is not the end map either team believes will transpire.
Exactly, so many on the thread are missing this. Plus, read the whitepaper, the predictions are according to the latest polling average in each state. This isn't Rove bringing out his crystal ball, this is a graphical representation of the polls as they are showing right now.
Stop panicing (or celebrating, for the masochists).