Skip to comments.Democrat States Moving to Romney (NH, WI, MN and MI)
Posted on 08/06/2012 6:18:20 PM PDT by 2ndDivisionVet
States that traditionally have been considered Democrat strongholds are now moving toward Mitt Romney, Bay Buchanan, a senior adviser to Romney, tells Newsmax.
When we came into this general election, it was assumed that the battleground states would be the same ones that they were in the past, says Buchanan, who was treasurer of the U.S. under President Reagan. Well whats happened is a lot of the Democratic states are now looking like Mitt Romney could win them. They are now swing states.
That means that Democrats have to focus on an additional five states: New Hampshire, Wisconsin, Minnesota, and Michigan, Buchanan says. As it is, Mitt Romney and the Republican National Committee have about $25 million more cash on hand than the Democrats.
Based on polls the campaign considers reliable, Romney is running very, very strong in some traditionally swing states, Buchanan says. We feel very good about Indiana now. I dont think its even a swing state. In North Carolina, the numbers show us up as high as five or six percentage points. Florida looks very, very good. It is still within the margin of error, but its certainly very strong for us.
While Virginia looks tougher, Were in play, Buchanan says. Thats clearly going to go down to the wire. But were looking strong in Wisconsin. We got some two dozen offices in Wisconsin. Were all over the state running very strong grass roots. Its going to be up on TV, and so were going to force the Democrats to use some of their money if they want to hold on to Wisconsin...
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“That means that Democrats have to focus on an additional five states: New Hampshire,Wisconsin,Minnesota, and Michigan,Buchanan says.”
I count four...
They don’t have to move far. That is like moving from one end of the sofa to the other. You are still on the sofa.
Yep, and I called that out yesterday:
The basic point is that in states with a lot of whites and not too many Hispanics, Romney will be competitive, as Obama’s jettisoned the white vote.
Obama changed the rules by how he governed, now he’s got to start finding new states to win...
I clicked on your link but nothing happens
Hope he picks up Pennsyvania.
Remember...We need the House and Senate, too......Would love super majority in the Senate.
How much work would it be to win Conneticut?
I’ll try again...
Yea, that works - needed the http:// to start.
I know something is up. They’re spending money on Obama ads in California while begging for your birthday and wedding presents. Weird.
Never forget that McLame was leading and then, out of the blue, the financial crisis was triggered by a massive move of money.
That can happen again.
Barry does have 57 states compared to Mitts 50
It appears many people have forgotten that and the POS that started the financial crisis (IndyMac: Mini Bank Run) was none other than UpChuck Schumer and of course he's never been investigated for it!
“...now hes got to start finding new states to win...”
Unlike Romney, BO’s got 7 more states to work.
This seems to mesh with what Dick Morris is saying in his latest column, linked at Drudge. Morris claims he was shown the “real” numbers over the weekend, polling based on likely voters in all the potential swing states. According to Morris, the trend line is clearly moving in Romney’s favor, with Obama only ahead (slightly) in Virginia, Ohio and Florida—and all of his leads are in the margin of error.
And, there is some measure of independent confirmation for this trend. A new poll in NC has Romney up by five; Missouri is solidly in the R column as well and the most recent poll from VA has Romney up five, but I’m not sure if that one is accurate, or is an outlier.
I am a bit surprise that Obama is back on top in the Rasmussen daily tracking poll, but it’s only the second time in the last month or so.
There’s lots of good news in the polling that the MSM is doing everything it can to suppress or supplant with their own, bogus polls. Unfortunately, it all but guarantees and October surprise of the first magnitude, one that likely involves a war with Iran.
New Hampshire has one of the least % of black population.
Thus Barky has 95% of 0.
Hope and change....no LIVE FREE OR DIE.
They have an independent streak in NH.
Plus Romney is in Wolfboro today — his summer place.
NH is only 4 EV but that’s a big 4 EV.
“Can this be true?”
Probably. His record is far enough left that Democrats can be at ease voting for him.
“While Virginia looks tougher, Were in play, Buchanan says”
Then you have some Freepers pushing Goode in Virginia in the spoiler roll. I guess they like to see the national debt rise over $20 billion if the Marxist Obama gets another 4 years. Virginia is a key state if we are to save the country.
At least we know he won’t suspend his campaign so he can go to Washington to take part in a ridiculous giveaway of money. He can’t vote.
Forget MN they do this every election cycle they show MN in play then the Democrat machine starts churning out votes and it goes reliably blue. Minnesota politics is Chicago politics without the PR rep.
“Unlike Romney, BOs got 7 more states to work.”
LOL, I stepped into on that one.
“How much work would it be to win Conneticut?”
Fugetaboutit...this state is full of mind-numbed drones. It’s their identity - too threatening to give up. It would cause existential and identity crises...so they’ll support ANYTHING this evil Marxist bastard does.
I suspect Minnesota is wishful thinking. Romney would have a better chance if we already had voter ID.
Normally I would agree with you, although I think the marriage amendment in MN might pull in social conservatives that have otherwise dropped out of politics. A fella can hope, at least!
I couldn’t agree more. Virginia is one of the big keys along with Ohio. Based on what I’ve seen, Barry has lost NC and In with no chance of recovery. There are some other very interesting places that are being to slip through his fingers too. By November, I expect a number of polls to call it.
NC and IN
Was up in New Hampshire for vacation two weeks ago. Granted it was around Lake winni and wolsboro but not a single Obama sign in yards once you got out of Mass. Granted that is area Romney has summer home but still amazed at no Obama.
Pennsylvania and Wisconsin tease but not real confident. I actually think Michigan could be in play. virginia worries me. I really think Ohio and Florida will go Republican. If things stay bad I really could see a Romney electoral win close to Obamas in 2008
I think this will be won by a reasonably large margin.
For him to make such a grandiose, yet baseless, comment reveals that the Dems are desperate and will go to great lengths to make laughable claims, hoping something (anything) will stick.
Reid is lying. To make a grandstand accusation like that and reference an unnamed source is absurd. Probably the White House put Reid in charge of disseminating this lie because it fits his pitiful, stupid personality and character.
Every pair of the body politic parts in Minnesota is blue...there are two many people that like that socialism stuff...Much better to get for free what others work for.
We, like our children, are all above average in out ability to get free milk from every cow that passes by.
However, we do sometimes want change...but never to conservatism...more like weirdness just so we don’t get bored on those long winter nights.
Minnesota...the land of the white out weather, and the white hearts and empty heads. Stupid, but honest.
“For him to make such a grandiose, yet baseless, comment reveals that the Dems are desperate”
Especially this early in the campaign.
But I think its gonna get worse! Much worse. The pattern can be seen already from what amounts to nothing more than the opening shots from the Obammunists: first the Bain lies and then the Reid lies. Basically, the Obama campaign hasnt been able to dig up any dirt on Romney, and given that slinging mud is their only hope to avoid change, theyre being reduced to simply making it up.
I think the magnitude of the lies is going to become so obvious to all but the most brain-dead that all Romney needs to do is keep his cool and continue to hammer Obama on his record of economic destruction. If the Obama campaign keeps upping the ante every week regarding the outrageousness of their lies, theres a very good chance that backlash will set in. For sure, all those starry-eyed naive utes that voted for Obama in droves in 2008 will be start recognizing the clay feet of their hopy changy idol. And hes probably going to lose a heck of a lot of the few fence-sitters still around. And its even possible that some small portion of the left stream media will be unable to stomach such obvious lies. Their economic position is so precarious that even they may come to realize that throwing away their last tiny shred of credibility on a loser like Obama isnt going to be worth being silenced forever due to bankruptcy.
The entire nation is sick of Obama.
McCain didn’t want to be President, he threw the race.
Problem with your implication is that this is just as likely to happen to Obama as to mitt, maybe more so.
“Problem with your implication is that this is just as likely to happen to Obama as to mitt, maybe more so.”
My implication is that Soros or the equivalent was purposefully manipulating a crisis to elect Obama.
I remember yesterday reading in the Ulsterman Report fwiw, that the Romney campaign had opened up a 12 point lead in their internal polling in a swing state that Romney was supposed to struggle in, they leaked it to the Obama camp and they freaked out. This information from Newsmax may have confirmed that report.
“Every pair of the body politic parts in Minnesota is blue...there are two many people that like that socialism stuff...Much better to get for free what others work for.
Minnesota...the land of the white out weather, and the white hearts and empty heads. Stupid, but honest...”
Hey~ MN political maps following the last several Pres. elections show the same pattern of city vs rural as in other places.
It is true that we have a history of losts of outright socialism in the 1930’s which is still lingering in the populace in NE MN, but is beginning to crack up with the Democrats stubborn resistance to all mining interests. The laborers are restless - witness the defeat of James Oberstar in 2010 by Chip Cravaak.
My concern is that the GOP continues to ignore our state and therefore it is hard to overcome the liberal biases of the Twin Cities and Duluth metro areas as well as all the dimwits on our university campuses. Does MN have a higher percentage of universities than average? College professors are hopeless unless they are in the sciences or business/econ subjects.
Central MN GOP is poised to capture every single elective office in the MN House and Senate in Nov. 2012.