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Posted on 11/14/2012 6:21:53 PM PST by Steelfish
Paul Ryan's Wisconsin Neighbors Supported His Opponents
By Bob Secter. November 14, 2012 In the closing days of his vice-presidential run, Paul D. Ryan sought to connect with voters in small- and medium-sized towns across Ohio by repeatedly telling them how much their community had in common with his own hometown of Janesville, Wis.
Now, post-election, the Wisconsin congressman is blaming his Republican ticket loss with presidential contender Mitt Romney on a huge turnout of urban voters for President Obama.
One flaw in that analysis may be that election results indicate the Romney-Ryan ticket didnt exactly connect with the voters back in Janesville, either.
A struggling blue-collar manufacturing town of 63,575, Janesville lies on the eastern edge of Rock County, Wis., and unofficial election tabulations from the county clerk there show that only 37% of Ryans hometown neighbors voted for him and his running mate. Meanwhile, Obama and Vice President Joe Biden got 62% of the Janesville vote.
The results were even slightly worse for Ryan from his own polling place at the Hedberg Public Library. Out of 1,428 votes cast there, 65% went for Obama-Biden and just 34% for Romney-Ryan.
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Since Obama won over Romney-Ryan among single women with a devastating 68%-30% margin one must assume that there are a lot, quite a lot of single women in Janesville.
Well, if those “struggling blue collar” workers think they’ll get any help from the Marxist trash in the White House, they’re fools.
Those 65% deserve everything that comes their way. Back-stabbing Judases!
This is why National Parks have signs saying, “Do Not Feed The Bears”. We’ve become a nation of garbage dump bears wandering around in a trance looking for handouts. Ryan’s “neighbors” are just that, garbage dump bears.
How do those numbers compare to Obama’s performance in Janesville in 2008 and Ryan’s performance in his congressional races, including this year’s? I mean Romney doubtlessly lost his Massachusetts precinct, does that really prove anything?
Janesville’s always been democrat. It’s union city.
Nixon, Reagan and Bush Jr. were able to connect with blue collar voters. Seems Mitt had problems in this department.
Mitt’s economic vision made more sense to me, but I wonder if all the lying negprop took its toll.
People who think like domestic pets can always be counted on to vote for Democrats.
Wisconsin is a liberal state in a liberal country. It’s not surprising WI went for Obama.
My house cats beg to object to that insulting comparison.
Belmont MA. has always been a hotbed of Barking Moonbats.
Might as well be in the people’s republic of cambridge, Belmont is just a tad bit cheaper.
That explains why Wisconsin wasn’t even close. The blue collar worker that even votes for Paul Ryan rejected Romney/Ryan. Shows why so many of us were anybody but Romney in the primary. He just didn’t play with the critical swing vote. This despite a pretty decent performance down the stretch.
This election just reinforced my views on the wizards of smart in the DC political scene on the right. Incompetent, wrong, out of touch, and failures. They show it every time, without fail. Whoever builds a highly competent team of outsiders is the guy to beat next time. They need to bring their own team of all-stars like Clinton, Bush and Obama.
If Romney/Ryan did not connect, where did all the crowds at the campaign events come from? Vote fraud was the Rats friend.
They’re obviously people, then — not domestic pets. LOL.
BIG LEAGUE VOTER FRAUD!!
Yes, good catch. There used to be some sort of auto plant there. If it is a GM plant that tells the sorry tale.
Even a crowd of 40,000-50,000 people isn’t a very good indication of the election results in a state like Wisconsin where more than 3 million votes are cast.