Skip to comments.Romney wins in a landslide -- Las Vegas oddsmaker doubles down on prediction
Posted on 10/09/2012 10:03:12 AM PDT by SeekAndFind
Yes, you read that headline correctly. I am a Las Vegas oddsmaker (and former Libertarian vice presidential candidate) and here's why I am so boldly predicting a Romney landslide. In November of 2004, only days before the presidential election, I went on CNBC and predicted a Bush victory by 3 points and 30 electoral votes. Every poll at the time showed Kerry in the lead. Bush won by 3 and 35. Newsmax magazine called it the most accurate prediction of 2004.
In October of 2006, I went on Fox News to predict the GOP would get slaughtered in the midterm election and lose Congress. They did.
In December 2011, before the GOP primary, I predicted Mitt Romney would win the GOP presidential nomination and go on to win the presidency. For the next few months, Romney trailed by a wide margin to a range of contenders -- Donald Trump, Rick Perry, Herman Cain, Michele Bachmann, Newt Gingrich, Rick Santorum. It seemed no one wanted Mitt for president. It seemed no one believed in Mitt. No one, that is, except this Las Vegas oddsmaker and capitalist evangelist.
Fast forward to Spring 2012 after Romney clinched the GOP nomination, but trailed in every poll to President Obama. I boldly predicted a Mitt Romney landslide on Election Day, November 6.
Fast forward to June 2012, when experts predicted a defeat for Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in his recall election. Unions were pouring unheard of sums into the race in a longtime Democratic state that welcomes union rights. I boldly predicted a Walker landslide victory of 7 to 10 points. He won by exactly 7 (despite reported Democratic voter irregularities).
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I’d stay out of the big cities for a while after a Romney victory.
. I do remember that. It was once again democrap lies and wishful thinking that Kerry was ahead, when in fact, he was never ahead. In fact, he fell way behind in August when the truthful Swift Boaters came out.
I like that - 6% is too big to steal. I hope it is true.
But until Obama delivers a concession speech, we should fight like we’re five points behind...
Wow - thanks! Those both kick ass!
That is a well know FACT, it is just who they are.
Just this morning Fox reported that Romney is going after Wisconsin for not getting the Military ballots out in time. Don't know what he will do about it, but I suspect he will not give up on this, and possibly use it in his campaign going FORWARD.
He needs to publicly humiliate them for their lack of respect for our troops who are fighting and being killed to give us our right to vote. Shame on them, shame, shame on them.
Better? Beauty is in the eye of the beholder. I personally enjoy both versions (and many others).
I think BO wants to lose and go live in Hawaii therefore he won’t have the stomach to go thru a long, contested battle unless the Mooch and Valerie make him. I think he will be glad he lost at some level. After all, he is now set for life, but history won’t be kind to him.
I realize Hendricks is an icon but in context his version was anti-war anti-establishment. He did it for notoriety, not for the love of the song or love of country.
“I can’t wait to Vote” I hope I have to stand in line for an hour. I want a MANDATE.
Really? If I was Obama I would send Wayne Allen Root a thank you card for delivering North Carolina to Democrats for the first time in a generation. The nonstop Palin bashing from him and Bob Barr really paid off.
Barack Obama/Joe Biden, Democrat 2,142,651 49.70% 15 electoral votes
John McCain/ Sarah Palin Republican 2,128,474 49.38% 0 electoral votes
Bob Barr/ Wayne Allyn Root Libertarian 25,722 0.60% 0 electoral votes
I’ve been watching that huffington post electoral map. It’s become a favorite thing to check. You can watch the tide turn. If you have windows 7 you can use the snipping tool (in accessories) to snip the bar at the top of the page a couple times a day and throw it in a word document and catalog the movement.