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SHOCK POLL: ROMNEY EDGES OBAMA IN MICHIGAN
drudgereport.com ^ | June 7, 2012 | staff

Posted on 06/07/2012 11:24:44 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion

Edited on 06/07/2012 11:57:37 AM PDT by Admin Moderator. [history]

http://www.freep.com/article/20120607/NEWS06/120607030/Poll-Barack-Obama-dead-heat-Mitt-Romney-Michigan-popularity-slips


TOPICS: Breaking News; Politics/Elections; US: Michigan
KEYWORDS: 2012election; 2012polls; 2012swingstates; election2012; kenyanbornmuzzie; mi2012; michigan; michiganrising; mittromney; ricksnyder; romney2012
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1 posted on 06/07/2012 11:24:47 AM PDT by BarnacleCenturion
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Looks like more blue states are starting to change colors.


2 posted on 06/07/2012 11:27:18 AM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

hm..

well... I have to admit, only Romney could have put Michigan in play.

I hope this isn’t an outlier.


3 posted on 06/07/2012 11:27:38 AM PDT by TexasFreeper2009 (Obama lied .. and the economy died.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Hardly a shock when the republican governor in the state next door just won an election by seven points and you’re from the state and your father was once governor.

It’ll only be a shock to the liberals who have counted on the old northwest being in the bag forever!


4 posted on 06/07/2012 11:33:24 AM PDT by cotton1706
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To: BarnacleCenturion

That does it. I’m sending Mitt a donation.


5 posted on 06/07/2012 11:35:53 AM PDT by Hattie
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Shock Poll:

Mandate Hillary Romney edges Communist Undocumented Coffee Server.


6 posted on 06/07/2012 11:36:55 AM PDT by Varsity Flight (Phony-Care is the Government Work-Camp: Arbeitsziehungslager)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

This isn’t shocking folks, this is reality.

What is shocking is how the MSM and the Pundents are so completely and utterly out of touch with the realities of the country.

2 nights ago Obama got an exit Poll in Wisconson, that nailed the election shut for him... That was this... in a heated, motivated election in the state of Wisconsin, voters who actually showed up to vote, would only vote for him again at a rate or 44%... 44% folks, in WISCONSIN, that basically is the real story of the night and confirms what has been obvious for quite a while now... OBAMA CANNOT WIN RE-ELECTION, its statistically impossible.

Yes, the pundents spun this factoid as He beat Mitt in that question by 7 points (44 obama, 37 romney, 19 neither thats the raw result to the question in the exit polling) but the reality is, when it comes to election day 2012, that 19% aren’t going to break for Obama in any relevant way, folks who haven’t broken for a sitting president by now, aren’t going to break for them over the next 5 months. A small percentage may be first time voters who truly haven’t decided, but the overwhelming majority, have decided already, by the sheer fact they won’t be voting for the incumbent now, that they will be voting for his oponnent in November.

The press will continue to try to prop up this doofus with everything in their arsenal over the summber, but by fall, even that won’t work, and they will sense the blood in the water, and by october, the very idea Obama could win will be openly mocked by all but the most hard core leftist pundents. The press will turn on him, since the blood is in the water, and as defeat is undeniable, the more desperate the man-child will become and act, and the more desperate he acts, the lower his numbers will go.

I’m not saying get cocky, work damned hard until election day to get rid of this bufoon, and more importantly afterward so thos that replace him make cleaning up the mess he created top priority... but there is no calculus Obama wins in Nov. Frankly, the way he’s running his campaign right now, he will be lucky if he gets 40% of the popular vote.


7 posted on 06/07/2012 11:37:08 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Remember when Palin was upset with the McCain campaign for pulling out of Michigan? Well, it may be in play this time around.


8 posted on 06/07/2012 11:37:56 AM PDT by Kahuna
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To: BarnacleCenturion

More exploding heads in the White House.


9 posted on 06/07/2012 11:39:03 AM PDT by AU72
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Get rid of Detroit, and Michigan is as conservative as any Southern state.


10 posted on 06/07/2012 11:41:22 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Spin from NBC will be “Margin of error gives Obama lead in latest poll!”.


11 posted on 06/07/2012 11:42:25 AM PDT by Stevenc131
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To: cotton1706

The only states Obama has a prayer of holding in the rustbelt and midwest are MN and IL.. and even those are not GUARANTEED.

All others are lost, OH, IN, IA, MI and PA are not going to back Obama in November.

Basically any state that has a siginficant blue dog democrat contingent, will not fall for obama. He’s got basically the North East, and the West Coast... and thats not going to remotely be enough. And if he keeps running his campaign like he’s doing currently cracks are going to form in even those havens.


12 posted on 06/07/2012 11:42:49 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: BarnacleCenturion
hmmm..

Well.... The folks in Michigan, who normally vote for socialists are favoring a socialist. I at least give them credit for not being blinded by party labels.. You know, like some folks on "our" side...

These dimwits think they are gonna hold romneys "feet" to some proverbial "fire".

L. O. L.

These dimwits are going to be blindsided by the socialists in the democrat party holding hands with the "progressives" in the Republican party to permanently impale us upon Robomney care and anything else they can inflict upon us, EVEN though we are practically YELLING at them to STOP supporting "progressives" in the GOP.


13 posted on 06/07/2012 11:43:03 AM PDT by myself6 (NOT voting for the GOP's socialist - Romney)
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To: dfwgator

“Get rid of Detroit, and Michigan is as conservative as any Southern state.”

The same could be said for Chicago/Illinois. Illinois is an AG state and Chicago runs the entire state....so sad.


14 posted on 06/07/2012 11:45:41 AM PDT by austinaero (Obama or America - can't have both)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
Shock only to some RATS. . . . .
ZERO is toast. . . . . .
15 posted on 06/07/2012 11:46:20 AM PDT by DeaconRed (My vote in Nov will be dictated by my extreme hatred for ZERO and what he is doing to our country.)
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To: HamiltonJay
"That was this... in a heated, motivated election in the state of Wisconsin, voters who actually showed up to vote, would only vote for him again at a rate or 44%... 44% folks, in WISCONSIN, that basically is the real story of the night and confirms what has been obvious for quite a while now... OBAMA CANNOT WIN RE-ELECTION, its statistically impossible."

And this is why I REFUSE to support the GOP nominating a SOCIALIST as its presidential candidate! We could nominate ANYONE and they would win against Zero.

We need a brokered convention.

16 posted on 06/07/2012 11:46:58 AM PDT by myself6 (NOT voting for the GOP's socialist - Romney)
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To: Kahuna
Remember when Palin was upset with the McCain campaign for pulling out of Michigan? Well, it may be in play this time around

One tactic Romney might consider is to video a campaign commercial in Detroit with a shuttered business or blighted, deserted neighborhood as a backdrop. The message: "THIS... is what progressivism has brought to what was once one of America's most vibrant cities. This is nothing short of unAmerican! It doesn't have to be this way!"

17 posted on 06/07/2012 11:48:37 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: dfwgator

Same with Illinois and Chicago.


18 posted on 06/07/2012 11:55:55 AM PDT by traderrob6
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To: BarnacleCenturion

I know I am the wet blanket here but but polls in June about an election in November are about as accurate and newsworthy as exit polls. They mean nothing when they’re showing “news” that’s encouraging. They mean nothing when they’re showing “news” that is discouraging.

There’s just too much time between now and the election for polls taken today to matter. There are too many things - big things - that could significantly change between now and then. Israel / we go to war with Iran, the Euro crisis exploding, A decision on Obamacare getting overturned or not overturned etc...


19 posted on 06/07/2012 11:59:16 AM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Behind enemy lines in the city where it's illegal to buy a Big Gulp)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Why is this a shock? If the polls were honest, Obama wouldn’t break 30%.


20 posted on 06/07/2012 12:00:51 PM PDT by ozzymandus
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To: austinaero

“””“Get rid of Detroit, and Michigan is as conservative as any Southern state.”

The same could be said for Chicago/Illinois. Illinois is an AG state and Chicago runs the entire state....so sad.”””””””

‘’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’’

Same thing with Minnesota/ Minneapolis St. Paul or Wisconsin/ Madison Milwaukee or many other states. The libs congregate in the big cities in all states.


21 posted on 06/07/2012 12:07:02 PM PDT by shelterguy
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Shock to whom?

His dad was one of the most liked governors in the past 50 years.

He really ought to be in the high 70s as much as we like the Jerry Ford types over here.


22 posted on 06/07/2012 12:07:30 PM PDT by VanDeKoik (If case you are wondering, I'm STILL supporting Newt.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
IT'S "SHOCKING" THAT SO MANY PEOPLE STILL SUPPORT OBAMA!
23 posted on 06/07/2012 12:08:10 PM PDT by GeorgeWashingtonsGhost
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To: HamiltonJay

the very idea Obama could win will be openly mocked by all but the most hard core leftist pundents. The press will turn on him, since the blood is in the water, and as defeat is undeniable, the more desperate the man-child will become and act, and the more desperate he acts, the lower his numbers will go.

And by October 1st let the race riots begin. Mayhem will ensue in the inner cities and O will claim he is the only one to save the union.


24 posted on 06/07/2012 12:10:05 PM PDT by BobinIL
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To: myself6
And this is why I REFUSE to support the GOP nominating a SOCIALIST as its presidential candidate!

The GOP didn't nominate Romney. The primary voters did. There certainly were conservatives who entered the race and other conservatives who chose not to.

25 posted on 06/07/2012 12:10:24 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: dfwgator

That could be said of many “blue” states(IL, MA , OR, WA, PA, NY , ME ,etc.)

The democrat voting base is all in the big cities:

Chicago, Boston, Seattle, NYC, both Portlands, Philly and Pittsburgh. I grew up in western NY. We always wanted to split off everything south of Westchester county and make it a different state.

Even in extremely liberal states like Mass, if you go outside of the 495 beltway, most people are Republican.


26 posted on 06/07/2012 12:10:53 PM PDT by woodbutcher1963
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Barrack Hussein Obama? Isn’t that Arabic for James Earl Carter?


27 posted on 06/07/2012 12:12:08 PM PDT by MIchaelTArchangel (Da Bro' Gotsta Go!)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Bunch of racists! /s


28 posted on 06/07/2012 12:12:26 PM PDT by SMGFan
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Could you please vote out Debbie Stabmenow as well, we will try to vote out Menendez in NJ.


29 posted on 06/07/2012 12:14:26 PM PDT by SMGFan
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To: Personal Responsibility

Here is the question I must ask all FReepers - How does going to war with Iran benefit Obama? How does a DJ collapse benefit Obama? How does general collapse in Europe benefit Obama? An NK missile hit in Los Angeles? Terror attack in Washington or NY?

Look, there is no catastrophe imaginable that can befall the American voter that would possibly benefit Obama. At this point in his failed presidency, anything disastrous would be laid at his feet and his alone - that’s how unpopular he is.

This isn’t Poppy Bush where a Gulf War is initiated and even a democrat feels obligated to rally round the Chief.

Obama is despised and there is a big difference between being unpopular and being hated.


30 posted on 06/07/2012 12:16:13 PM PDT by atc23 (The Confederacy was the single greatest conservative resistance to federal authority ever.)
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To: cripplecreek

Michigander ping.


31 posted on 06/07/2012 12:18:55 PM PDT by CSM (Keeper of the Dave Ramsey Ping list. FReepmail me if you want your beeber stuned.)
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To: BarnacleCenturion

Look, folks, Obama is toast and he will be taking a good portion of the Democrat Party down to defeat with him. My goodness, even a cynic like me is beginning to think maybe NY & Calif. could soon be in play. The Tea Party folks are ticked off and the industrial union blue collar workers are ticked off at Obama and the public service union goons who are destoying the labor movement in the USA!!!

Obama is going to get mighty lonely soon!!! The Latinos will soon broom him. Only Black Americans will hang with him and continue to fail in American society. Although, I really do believe many Blacks here in America and around the world cannot stand neither Obama or his wife Michelle!!! The “dirt bag Obama’s” have thrown most Black Americans under the bus sad to say!!! Who knows, maybe they will wake up and broom Obama, the NAACP and the CBC, losers and greedy politicans, all!!! If not, American Blacks will remain adrift at sea for many, many years to come!!! Sad....but true!!!


32 posted on 06/07/2012 12:21:15 PM PDT by JLAGRAYFOX (My only objective is defeat and destroy Obama & his Democrat Party, politically!!!)
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To: HamiltonJay
And if he keeps running his campaign like he’s doing currently cracks are going to form in even those havens.

Like this?


33 posted on 06/07/2012 12:22:49 PM PDT by QT3.14 (Never Argue With A LIBERAL...They Will Drag You Down To Their Level, Then Beat You With Experience!)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Or Santorum but I wouldn’t count to heavily on Mitt winning Michigan.


34 posted on 06/07/2012 12:23:06 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Biggirl

A perfect example of Michigan running out of other people’s money and perhaps for a change found willing to vote based on that fact.


35 posted on 06/07/2012 12:23:27 PM PDT by RitaOK (No Romney! Few are unafraid, but I thank God for the few. We are the resistance.)
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36 posted on 06/07/2012 12:24:25 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: dfwgator

“Get rid of Detroit, and Michigan is as conservative as any Southern state.”

Get rid of Detroit, Philly, San Fransicko and NY City and there will never be another democrat elected.


37 posted on 06/07/2012 12:27:59 PM PDT by EQAndyBuzz (ABO 2012)
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To: atc23

I’m not saying any of those items will benefit Obama, specifically.

What I am saying is that a zillion things - some big, some small - could change in the next six months that could alter any number of votes.

Polling is a snapshot of how people feel at the moment the question is asked. It has very little bearing on how they will feel in six weeks and much less bearing on how they will feel in six months.

Things change. Opinions change.


38 posted on 06/07/2012 12:30:08 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Behind enemy lines in the city where it's illegal to buy a Big Gulp)
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To: JLAGRAYFOX

As much as I hope it happens, I can’t imagine a situation in which Obama loses New York or California. There are simply too many “gimme my free benefits” voters in both states for them to stay home or switch sides.


39 posted on 06/07/2012 12:31:43 PM PDT by Personal Responsibility (Behind enemy lines in the city where it's illegal to buy a Big Gulp)
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To: GeorgeWashingtonsGhost

Simple. You can’t fix stupid.


40 posted on 06/07/2012 12:31:57 PM PDT by Gator113 (***YOU GAVE it to Obama. I would have voted for NEWT.~Just livin' life, my way~)
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To: BarnacleCenturion
"SHOCK POLL: ROMNEY EDGES OBAMA IN MICHIGAN"

Alternate Title: Socialists in Michigan Throw Support to the Republican Socialist Instead of The Democrat Socialist.

41 posted on 06/07/2012 12:34:44 PM PDT by Mad Dawgg (If you're going to deny my 1st Amendment rights then I must proceed to the 2nd one...)
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To: myself6

What is “shocking?”

Romney won the Republican Primary Election and he is now a coin-flip ahead of Obama? DUMP ROMNEY!

By the time we were “allowed” to vote in Texas, 7 of the 9 Candidates had dropped out!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! STUPID Primary Election system!

But I digress.

The facts today are different from the facts in January. ONLY an OPEN Convention can realistically evaluate all the facts in a cohesive manner.

Allow me to state my case in this manner:

The IDEA is to beat Obama convincingly. Forget about your favorite politician, and focus on the IDEA of beating Obama.

The REPUBLICAN Primary Candidates have proven that NONE of THEM can fight their way out of a wet paper bag!

The REPUBLICAN Primary was merely a test run to the GENERAL NATIONAL ELECTION.

REALITY CHECK: NONE OF THE REPUBLICAN PRIMARY CANDIDATES CAN BEAT OBAMA IN NOVEMBER.

Given that reality, let us learn from the lessons of History, insist that the Convention delegates vote to ABSTAIN (=None of the above), OPEN the Tampa Convention to discussion and chose the Candidate that CAN beat Obama.

Why is this so hard?

We owe NO loyalty to ANY of our Primary Candidates.

We owe NO loyalty to the Primary Election results.

We owe no loyalty to the RINO Wing of the Republican Party.

We owe loyalty ONLY to what is best for the United States of America, and that , IMHO, is to CONVINCINGLY DEFEAT OBAMA in November.

In 2008 we accepted the RINO Primary BS on McCain, shame on them.

In 2012 if we accept the RINO Primary BS on Romney, shame on us.

BTW, for all of you that consider Romney to be THE guy, just answer this question:

” What will Romney have to do to keep from being DUMPED at the Tampa Convention?”


42 posted on 06/07/2012 12:38:20 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: HamiltonJay

It is worse than that. The same voters were telling the exit pollsters that it wa a 50/50 split on the governors ticket. Do you think they might have mis-led the pollsters on the presidential ticket too???


43 posted on 06/07/2012 12:48:39 PM PDT by shotgun
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To: atc23

“.....Obama is despised”....???

Why are all the polls still telling us how much no one likes GWBush, yet Obama is still liked?

My theory is that the stupid MSM has used the race card so often whenever anyone says they are not for Obama - that any poll on the subject of Obama’s favorability is hopelessly skewed by about 15-20 points. Regarding GWB, the constant pounding from the MSM against his reputation can account for about 10 points in the negative column.

Last week’s White House photos of the unveiling of the portraits of George and Laura Bush demonstrated how much superior GWB’s personality is than that of the current occupant of the WH.


44 posted on 06/07/2012 12:51:51 PM PDT by Gumdrop
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To: HamiltonJay

Hussein is going to need a serious job offer/opportunity well before election day so he can appear to already have other “great” opportunities on the table.

LOL, Mitt might offer him Secretary of State.

Is Mitt REALLY going to fire all the Hussein-head appointees and Clintonistas????

The last Republican president refused to clean house....


45 posted on 06/07/2012 12:54:57 PM PDT by treetopsandroofs (Had FDR been GOP, there would have been no World Wars, just "The Great War" and "Roosevelt's Wars".)
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To: tcrlaf

” - - - WHY?”

Because in 2008 RINO McCain gave us Obama, and in 2012 RINO Romney will give us Obama, again.

BTW, this time Obama is the INCUMBENT.


47 posted on 06/07/2012 1:13:38 PM PDT by Graewoulf ((Dictator Baby-Doc Barack's obama"care" violates Sherman Anti-Trust Law, AND U.S. Constitution.))
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To: Graewoulf

My biggest fear was that Romney didn’t have the balls to do what was going to be required to defeat Obama, those fears are mostly gone, now, as he keeps proving that he IS NOT McCAIN, and this isn’t 2008, anymore.


48 posted on 06/07/2012 1:16:12 PM PDT by tcrlaf (Election 2012: THE RAPTURE OF THE DEMOCRATS)
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To: myself6

Having Romney win this election is going to make the GOPe even more powerful. I guarantee they put Bloomberg as our Republican nominee next time. The way the Republicans are going they just might run on the platform of smaller sized sodas are good for the kids....seriously this is frightening how many people are loving this liberal candidate Romney....


49 posted on 06/07/2012 1:17:15 PM PDT by napscoordinator
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To: HamiltonJay

I agree. I tend to think Romney might win by a landslide... imho


50 posted on 06/07/2012 1:22:51 PM PDT by jag.drafting
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