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Romney wins in a landslide -- Las Vegas oddsmaker doubles down on prediction
Fox News ^ | October 09, 2012 | Wayne Allyn Root

Posted on 10/13/2012 10:33:04 PM PDT by kingattax

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.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012polls; romney2012; root

1 posted on 10/13/2012 10:33:07 PM PDT by kingattax
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To: kingattax

Root’s shameless self-promotion is getting old.


2 posted on 10/13/2012 10:37:24 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: kingattax

We so pray he’s right.

I want the Marxist, his evil party and regime humiliated in a landslide defeat.

Ditto for his evil lapdog media. I want to gloat and watch them report Romney/Ryan’s victory.

Lord, hear our prayers.


3 posted on 10/13/2012 10:38:15 PM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: kingattax

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2942308/posts


4 posted on 10/13/2012 10:40:09 PM PDT by Sleeping Freeper
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To: kingattax; a fool in paradise
I want an opinion of an oddsmaker who's only in it for the money. Like your barber or bartender.


5 posted on 10/13/2012 10:41:24 PM PDT by Revolting cat! (Bad things are wrong!)
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To: kingattax
It's not over yet, Obama has come out with a catchy new ad!

bb

/s

6 posted on 10/13/2012 10:46:58 PM PDT by smoothsailing
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To: kingattax

If he does, which I pray to God is the truth, our headlines WONT read that way.........More like
“ President Obama questioning Voter Fraud in Romney Win. Calls for recount!”

Trust me, he will not go out without a fight.


7 posted on 10/13/2012 10:49:04 PM PDT by pollywog ("O Thou who changest not, abide with me.".......)
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To: kingattax

George Gilder on Why Socialism Always Fails

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SvWbjpcy9jI


8 posted on 10/13/2012 10:56:40 PM PDT by hosepipe (This propaganda has been edited to include some fully orbed hyperbole..)
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To: kingattax

They’ll never call it a landslide.

I’m still waiting for cbs’s results
On the 2004 election.


9 posted on 10/13/2012 11:09:29 PM PDT by Morris70
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To: kingattax

Yes, but the author didn’t count on Obama’s SECRET SURPRISE.

The Obama campaign wanted to use Bruce Springteens music. He finally said OK, but refused to do any personal appearances.

Now, with Obama trailing, I guess the bigwigs in Hollywood leaned on Springsteen or offered him more money because he has now agreed to PERFORM at a BENEFIT (DNC benefit) Concert in OHIO, and another state.


10 posted on 10/13/2012 11:21:07 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: smoothsailing
It's not over yet,

Obama is playing the BOSS card in Ohio.


11 posted on 10/13/2012 11:23:34 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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To: kingattax

Root does a lot of bragging here, going back to 2004. But he skips over 2008 and 2010 without a mention.

Those were important elections, and they relate to the article, and both were relatively easy elections to predict.
No mention of either.

That makes me suspicious. He’s cherry picking.


12 posted on 10/13/2012 11:28:31 PM PDT by SaxxonWoods (....The days are long, but the years are short.....)
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To: SaxxonWoods

WEll in 2008 he was VP nominee for the Libertarian Party so I think he probably wasn’t doing any predicting or polling.

And in 2010 it seems as though he was yet again active in the LP leadership.

Hard to ‘have a record’ when you didn’t participate don’t you think


13 posted on 10/13/2012 11:45:13 PM PDT by Nifster
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To: kingattax
Yup . . . this from the same guy who graduated in the same class as Abomination from Columbia University in 1983 as a Political Science major and does not have any recollection of having met or seen Obama at Columbia.

How can that be?

thinkin someone is a fraud.

14 posted on 10/14/2012 12:12:56 AM PDT by saywhatagain
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To: onyx

Yes. Lord hear our prayers.


15 posted on 10/14/2012 12:49:11 AM PDT by GOP Poet
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To: kingattax
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.

This is not what I remember...

16 posted on 10/14/2012 1:32:20 AM PDT by paudio (Post-racial society: When we can legitimately hire and fire a Black man without feeling guilty.)
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To: onyx

I want the same...but if, as some believe, we are in the end times, doesn’t he win? Just wondering.


17 posted on 10/14/2012 3:56:51 AM PDT by FES0844
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; bigheadfred; Bockscar; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...

Thanks kingattax.


18 posted on 10/14/2012 5:28:55 AM PDT by SunkenCiv (https://secure.freerepublic.com/donate/)
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To: kingattax

Driving yesterday I saw two R&R yard signs and none Obama. Lots of local hacks signs kinda surprise


19 posted on 10/14/2012 5:31:01 AM PDT by dennisw (Government be yo mamma - Re-elect Barack Obama)
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To: smoothsailing

That photo of Elian Gonzalez at gunpoint with big bird’s head replacing Elian’s would be a good counter to this photo.


20 posted on 10/14/2012 5:45:30 AM PDT by Big Giant Head
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To: saywhatagain

Yes, I would agree that Obama is a fraud.


21 posted on 10/14/2012 5:52:40 AM PDT by John W (Viva Cristo Rey!)
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To: paudio
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.

This is not what I remember... **********************************************

It isn't what you remember because it isn't true. Bush was leading in almost every poll by a small margin.

22 posted on 10/14/2012 6:03:02 AM PDT by kara37
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To: FES0844

With Netanyahu and Romney in charge, we won’t be at the end times, IMHO.


23 posted on 10/14/2012 11:42:20 AM PDT by onyx (FREE REPUBLIC IS HERE TO STAY! DONATE MONTHLY! IF YOU WANT ON SARAH PALIN''S PING LIST, LET ME KNOW)
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To: UCANSEE2

There’s no Boss card. Springsteen has scarcely sold a record since the eighties.

His tours do well, but compared to songs selling millions, it’s still a tiny audience.

No hit songs = no press coverage = nobody hears you. And nobody cares.


24 posted on 10/14/2012 2:13:38 PM PDT by Blue Ink
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To: Blue Ink
His tours do well

Well.... there you go.

it’s still a tiny audience.

Well.... it's going to be a tiny audience.

25 posted on 10/15/2012 2:31:07 PM PDT by UCANSEE2 ( If you think I'm crazy, just wait until you talk to my invisible friend.)
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