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Dem warning: Obama could lose Wisconsin
Washington Examiner ^ | October 28, 2012 | Alan Blinder

Posted on 10/28/2012 7:43:50 PM PDT by prairiebreeze

“If the election was held today, President Barack Obama would lose the state of Wisconsin because where his base is, we have not turned out the vote early," Mayor Michael Hancock told a Democratic rally. "The suburbs and rural parts of Wisconsin – the Republican base – are voting. President Obama’s base has yet to go vote.

"We've got to get our people to go vote," Hancock said.

Early voting, which began in Wisconsin on Oct. 22, is a central component of Obama’s strategy to win the state. The president won Wisconsin four years ago by 14 percentage points, but recent polls show the race with Republican Mitt Romney tightening, and that is fueling Republican enthusiasm about their chances of seizing the state. --snip--

Joe Zepecki, a spokesman for Obama’s campaign in Wisconsin, said. “But the numbers we are seeing do not back up his assessment that our base is not turning out.”

(Excerpt) Read more at washingtonexaminer.com ...


TOPICS: Front Page News; News/Current Events; Politics/Elections
KEYWORDS: 2012swingstates; bacon; darthvader; denvermayor; dracula; gotv; mylittlepony; panic; wi2012; wisconsin
LOL!! Would anybody care for a big glass of campaign disarray?
1 posted on 10/28/2012 7:43:51 PM PDT by prairiebreeze
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To: prairiebreeze

Maybe Biden can show up and say hello to the good people of Iowa.


2 posted on 10/28/2012 8:04:04 PM PDT by Senator Goldwater
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To: prairiebreeze

Can I assume it is a glass of Red campaign disarray - vintage early Nov. 2012?


3 posted on 10/28/2012 8:06:03 PM PDT by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: prairiebreeze

Hard to believe that the DEMs would openly come out and say this.


4 posted on 10/28/2012 8:10:21 PM PDT by CatOwner
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To: prairiebreeze

Actual data that shows why Obama has good reason to be worried:

http://ace.mu.nu/archives/334288.php


5 posted on 10/28/2012 8:13:17 PM PDT by bigbob
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To: prairiebreeze

Hey, Wisconsin! Cousin Pookie voted for you already. And your cousin Wookie (Aunt Esther) baked you a nice beet pudding. Yumm!


6 posted on 10/28/2012 8:23:41 PM PDT by CT
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To: prairiebreeze

lol..not good for the dems...


7 posted on 10/28/2012 8:30:39 PM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis
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To: prairiebreeze

What I can’t figure out is why a state that elected a Republican governor, Scott walker, TWICE in two years would suddenly turn around and vote for the African communist Ubama.


8 posted on 10/28/2012 8:36:18 PM PDT by Lancey Howard
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To: prairiebreeze

Unless you plan to continue voting day after day, does a vote in October count more than a vote in November?


9 posted on 10/28/2012 8:46:12 PM PDT by stevem
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To: prairiebreeze

How many dems in Wisconsin have ever seen a badger?

From what I hear the only grouchier badass is his cousin, the wolverine. And bears won’t mess with them.

Rock on Badger State!


10 posted on 10/28/2012 8:57:10 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: One Name

Spent part of the day motoring through Milwaukee, where I saw several prominent “Romney/Ryan” yard signs in front of private residences. While there were also some signs promoting Zero and other Democrats, the neighborhood seemed to be equally divided.

Milwaukee is usually reliably Democratic, so I took the presence of the Republican signs to mean that Obama is going to have trouble holding his base in what should be a normally liberal voting district. Wisconsin looks to be in play.


11 posted on 10/28/2012 9:15:43 PM PDT by PBRCat
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To: PBRCat

Never been there, but I sensed a groundswell with the Governor, the recall, the showdown with the unions, and oh yes, my hero SP there last spring on a raw day.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Njtt3iuZx6U

Bring the Rust Belt back- it was the first strong arm of US industrialism. We won two World Wars with the strength of the industrial North!


12 posted on 10/28/2012 9:26:31 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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To: One Name

The MSM wants everyone to forget about the first Walker election and the recall election.

The notion that Romney would ever have run far behind Walker is MSM steaming bull-hockey.


13 posted on 10/28/2012 10:25:45 PM PDT by cgbg (No bailouts for New York and California. Let them eat debt.)
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To: bigbob

“Actual data that shows why Obama has good reason to be worried:”

Yeah, like Walker won how many recall attempts? it takes one guy with ideas to wipe away all of the crap!

I predict Wisconsin will give Romney a shot.

Romney had best live up to Walker’s ability, or a win there will not be repeated...


14 posted on 10/28/2012 11:10:39 PM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: PBRCat

In my subdivision in NE Ohio there were no political signs for national campaigns, then about three weeks ago, someone plopped an Obama sign up in their yard along a very well traveled street.

No one ripped the Obama sign down, or vandalized their car or home, but Romney signs started popping up all around that house, and continued for blocks away.

My 9 year old son commented that if he were that guy, he would take the Obama sign down, even if he was gonna vote for him, so his neighbors would like him still...


15 posted on 10/28/2012 11:16:40 PM PDT by Bshaw (A nefarious deceit is upon us all!)
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To: prairiebreeze

So much has changed since the DNC.

Watch this classic Jason Mattera punking of liberals at the DNC!!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vr2xY5qCfbY&list=UUe6zkHQpTMBhiGPCiNA0qMg&feature=player_detailpage


16 posted on 10/28/2012 11:21:16 PM PDT by AlanGreenSpam (Obama: The First 'American IDOL' President - sponsored by Chicago NeoCom Thugs)
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To: Red_Devil 232

The Reddest. LOL


17 posted on 10/29/2012 4:00:12 AM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: Lancey Howard

Yes, I have to hold onto faith that they won’t exhibit bipolarism in their voting.


18 posted on 10/29/2012 4:01:26 AM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: One Name

And the Civil War was also put at advantage to the north secondary to industrialism.


19 posted on 10/29/2012 4:03:10 AM PDT by prairiebreeze (Don't be afraid to see what you see. -- Ronald Reagan)
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To: CatOwner; LS

If the Obama ground game in Wisconsin is anything like the pathetic ground game in Ohio that LS has been reporting about, they may be saying this because it would be the only way to get Barry’s attention.


20 posted on 10/29/2012 5:49:01 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Reagan @ only 39/Mondale +5/Dukakis +17/McCain +3...panic is unwarranted. So is complacency.)
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To: CatOwner; LS

BTW, this may be apples and oranges because I live in Illinois, but there’s not much going on here for Obama, either. I see few signs, even in the predominately black neighborhoods, and even fewer bumper stickers.


21 posted on 10/29/2012 5:52:03 AM PDT by Mr. Silverback (Reagan @ only 39/Mondale +5/Dukakis +17/McCain +3...panic is unwarranted. So is complacency.)
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To: Senator Goldwater

Or ask them the size of their testicles.


22 posted on 10/29/2012 6:56:24 AM PDT by ops33 (Senior Master Sergeant, USAF (Retired))
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To: prairiebreeze

Together North and South make a whole country.

I have been in awe traveling by the Great Lakes seeing the ore operations, in the Appalachians seeing the coal districts, and out west seeing the big mining and timber ops.

When you add to that the railroads, the midwest breadbasket, the seaports and shipbuilding, and the aviation industry you can see why we became a world power.

It’s ours to lose.


23 posted on 10/29/2012 7:17:13 PM PDT by One Name (Ultimately, the TRUTH is a razor's edge and no man can sit astride it.)
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