People definitely knew more about government in 1776 than now. A large percentage now cannot even tell you what is significant about the year 1776!
Romney wins Missou, per Fox News.
It’s not over yet. Mitt has NC, and Florida may very well go for RR. And it looks like Mittens may very well win the popular vote(a nice albatross to hang around Barry’s neck for the next four years if he wins).