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RNC Says a Tuesday Walker Win Means ‘Lights Out for Barack Obama’
ABC NEWS ^ | May 31st 2012 | Shushannah Walsh

Posted on 05/31/2012 3:28:57 AM PDT by AmonAmarth

The Republican National Committee had some strong talk about their chances next week in the Wisconsin recall and what a victory for Gov. Scott Walker would mean for their state’s going red in November.

“Certainly [if] Wisconsin goes red, I think it’s lights out for Barack Obama,” said RNC Chairman and Wisconsinite Reince Priebus on Wednesday.

This is on the heels of a new Marquette University Law School poll showing Walker over Milwaukee mayor Tom Barrett by 7 points, 52% to 45%.

Despite their tough talk, it’s not so cut and dry that a Walker win would automatically mean an Obama loss. The same survey also shows President Obama over Mitt Romney 51% to 43%.

The RNC said they have made “over two million voter contacts” and identified “nearly every Wisconsin voter” ahead of Tuesday’s vote, on a conference call the committee held Wednesday. That date will then in turn be quickly used for get-out-the-vote efforts ahead of November.

(Excerpt) Read more at abcnews.go.com ...


TOPICS: Politics/Elections; US: Wisconsin
KEYWORDS: lights
Walker ahead by 7 points! I smell blood!
1 posted on 05/31/2012 3:29:04 AM PDT by AmonAmarth
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To: AmonAmarth

That would be awesome. What can people not in WI do to help him win?


2 posted on 05/31/2012 3:33:18 AM PDT by driftdiver (I could eat it raw, but why do that when I have a fire.)
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To: driftdiver

Go here and see what you can do! I sent $10


3 posted on 05/31/2012 3:36:18 AM PDT by AmonAmarth (Wherever you go...There you are)
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To: driftdiver

Go to his website and see what you can do, I sent $10

http://www.scottwalker.org/


4 posted on 05/31/2012 3:37:08 AM PDT by AmonAmarth (Wherever you go...There you are)
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To: AmonAmarth
RNC Says a Tuesday Walker Win Means ‘Lights Out for Barack Obama’

Don't get cocky, kid!

5 posted on 05/31/2012 3:37:39 AM PDT by Lazamataz (People who resort to Godwin's Law are just like Hitler.)
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To: Lazamataz

Not cocky, Just encouraging news sir.


6 posted on 05/31/2012 3:41:37 AM PDT by AmonAmarth (Wherever you go...There you are)
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To: AmonAmarth

I wouldn’t get too confident. Never underestimate the lengths to which the corrupt left will go to bully their way in.

Walker supporters in Wisconsin should be working and fighting as if they were 2 points behind in the polls.


7 posted on 05/31/2012 3:41:41 AM PDT by JudyinCanada
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To: JudyinCanada

I agree, all conservatives should help in this fight. This is the most important election this year, it is a bellwether and should Walker win, it will bring much needed confidence to all off us to keep fighting these liberal B**tards


8 posted on 05/31/2012 3:45:10 AM PDT by AmonAmarth (Wherever you go...There you are)
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To: AmonAmarth
"Despite their tough talk, it’s not so cut and dry that a Walker win would automatically mean an Obama loss."

Said what source? It's annoying when reporters are their own experts. Their qualifications are what? They couldn't pick up their cell phone or fire off an e-mail to a real expert?

9 posted on 05/31/2012 3:46:25 AM PDT by Reeses
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To: driftdiver

We can always try the RATS approach - - bring in busloads of voters with no I.D., give them each a bottle of Musketel and a pork chop sandwich between two pieces of rye bread, if they vote for our guy.


10 posted on 05/31/2012 3:51:41 AM PDT by Mr. Wright
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To: AmonAmarth

Indeed. We definitely must guard against complacency, though...


11 posted on 05/31/2012 3:52:57 AM PDT by Lazamataz (People who resort to Godwin's Law are just like Hitler.)
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To: Reeses

This smells a bit like the -20 points of the Lugar loss. Here’s to a big Walker Commie beat down!


12 posted on 05/31/2012 3:54:03 AM PDT by iopscusa (El Vaquero. (SC Lowcountry Cowboy))
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To: AmonAmarth

I wish the RNC and all republicans would stop that type of talk about what is means for Obama! It will turn some off...............


13 posted on 05/31/2012 3:55:55 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: AmonAmarth

Why oh why do they have to say things like that? Smart money says that Walker wins, AND that Obama wins the state this Fall, though he will probably have to fight for it.


14 posted on 05/31/2012 4:01:04 AM PDT by cdcdawg
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To: Lazamataz
Don`t get cocky, kid!

So very true. Assume NOTHING about defeating 0bama until after the votes are counted. That statement was akin to a "guarantee" of a win by an opposing head coach that ends up on a locker room wall before a playoff game.

Drop the trash talk and keep it businesslike, Priebus. You`re still behind in many states you need to win.

15 posted on 05/31/2012 4:05:42 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: blueyon

I wish some republicans would stop being so timid and afraid to attack our enemies head on. THAT path always leads to defeat. To win a war one must WIN A WAR!

LLS


16 posted on 05/31/2012 4:22:52 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: AmonAmarth; Hunton Peck; Diana in Wisconsin; P from Sheb; Shady; DonkeyBonker; Wisconsinlady; ...

Wisconsin: RNC’s Priebus says if WI goes “red”, it’s lights out for Obama in November.

FReep Mail me if you want on, or off, this Wisconsin interest ping list.


17 posted on 05/31/2012 4:28:05 AM PDT by afraidfortherepublic
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To: AmonAmarth

I am praying that it will be the beginning of the end for Obama.


18 posted on 05/31/2012 4:43:28 AM PDT by cblue55 (The only truly hopeful future for America will be the defeat of Obama on November 6.)
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To: AmonAmarth
Never ever underestimate the voting public. Keep the campaign going and never assume anything in politics or how a vote will turn out.

I don't care if Walker was up by 20 points you have to keep playing the game til the end! And especially with BO and his criminal regime!

This is just an asinine headline!!

19 posted on 05/31/2012 4:43:54 AM PDT by sirchtruth (Freedom is not free.)
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To: ScottinVA

Actually there is only a partial quote by Preibus in the opinion piece disguised as a news article. He did NOT say a Walker win guarantees an Obama loss


20 posted on 05/31/2012 4:46:25 AM PDT by over3Owithabrain
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To: over3Owithabrain
He did NOT say a Walker win guarantees an Obama loss

However, what he did say was he thinks it's "lights out" for Obama if WI goes red. My point is, Romney is behind in most swing states and has to make up a lot of ground before the RNC chair should be letting loose with the victory talk. But no matter at this point... it's already been said.

21 posted on 05/31/2012 4:56:25 AM PDT by ScottinVA (Buying Drain-O requires photo I.D... yet voting doesn't???)
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To: AmonAmarth

don’t forget about the repub senators that are in recall elections.
Walker wins the recall but the repubs lose the senate means a tough row for him to hoe.


22 posted on 05/31/2012 5:02:32 AM PDT by stylin19a (Obama - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
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To: AmonAmarth

“Cut and dry”????/ Shushannafannahannahhh must have gone to the Crackerjack school of journalism.


23 posted on 05/31/2012 5:02:53 AM PDT by Mygirlsmom (I Stand with Scott Walker, because he Stands with Me.)
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To: AmonAmarth; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; ...

Michelle Fields a regular guest on ‘Your World with Neil Cavuto’ (she is always fun to watch) pointed out that the unions and other liberals picking this WI fight are draining their resources on this losing battle, resources they will need in November. This is a gift to Republicans assuming Walker wins of course.


24 posted on 05/31/2012 5:06:10 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: AmonAmarth; ding_dong_daddy_from_dumas; stephenjohnbanker; DoughtyOne; Gilbo_3; NFHale; Impy; ...

Michelle Fields a regular guest on ‘Your World with Neil Cavuto’ (she is always fun to watch) pointed out that the public sector unions and other liberals picking this WI fight are draining their resources on this losing battle, resources they will need in November. This is a gift to Republicans assuming Walker wins of course.


25 posted on 05/31/2012 5:06:31 AM PDT by sickoflibs (Romney is a liberal. Just watch him closely try to screw us.)
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To: LibLieSlayer

“I wish some republicans would stop being so timid and afraid to attack our enemies head on. THAT path always leads to defeat. To win a war one must WIN A WAR!”

There is a BIG difference between “boasting about a win before it happens” and being “timid and afraid”. One should never count their chickens before they are hatched. That does not mean one is timid or afraid. Pride comes before the fall..........


26 posted on 05/31/2012 5:31:45 AM PDT by blueyon (The U. S. Constitution - read it and weep)
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To: Lazamataz
The Left will try to win by whatever means necessary. Plus, Voter ID will not yet be in effect, which makes vote fraud easier.

The reason the Left will try desperate measures is because, if they lose, they are sunk in WI over the long term. Voter ID in November, plus a Republican gov willing to press for prosecution of vote fraud, means Obama is likely to lose WI. The hits against unions means that there is much less union money for Dem campaigns. In 2013, if the Repubs maintain control, look for them to finish the process by making WI a right-to-work state.

27 posted on 05/31/2012 5:37:14 AM PDT by PapaBear3625 (If I can't be persuasive, I at least hope to be fun.)
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To: AmonAmarth
I can't stand this over confidence from the clueless RNC. Their next statement will be the Romney is picking Barney Frank as VP to “cross the aisle.”
28 posted on 05/31/2012 5:40:47 AM PDT by Vision ("Did I not say to you that if you would believe, you would see the glory of God?" John 11:40)
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To: stylin19a

What Rep Senators are in Recall elections??


29 posted on 05/31/2012 5:46:13 AM PDT by Cuttnhorse
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To: AmonAmarth

I figured as much, the folks of Wisconsin have to be by and large disgusted with this entire thing. Its dragged on forever, made them a national embarrassment and like it or not Walker’s policies, have been working.. (unlike Obama’s).

This entire thing in WI is nothing more than sour grapes by democrats, who completely overplayed their hands from day one on this. They ran away rather than doing their jobs, and then tried to void fair elections. Its disgusting and dispicable. I am glad the folks of WI are rooted well enough to be done with this nonsense.

Walker will not only win, Wisconsin will almost assuredly vote red in November, as will Ohio, Indiana, and very likely PA and possibly even MI.

The rust belt with the exception of IL (thanks to, and only thanks to Chicago) and MN are the only 2 states in the rust belt that are likely Democrat this fall, And if either of those 2 states fall you can bet that Obama will lose traditional New England blue states as well, and in MN falls Red, then there is no state safe for Obama.


30 posted on 05/31/2012 5:56:00 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: PapaBear3625

Democrats are SUNK in the rust belt for the next 2-3 election cycles minimal! It is going to take at least a decade, for voters to remotely think voting democratic is a good idea again.

The Dems have finally taken their clothes off and revealed completely and utterly what they want and stand for with Obama.. and it isn’t what America was founded or based upon. Pelosi, Reid and Obama have destroyed the democratic brand for at least 2-3 national cycles.


31 posted on 05/31/2012 5:58:54 AM PDT by HamiltonJay
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To: Mr. Wright
We can always try the RATS approach - - bring in busloads of voters with no I.D., give them each a bottle of Musketel and a pork chop sandwich between two pieces of rye bread, if they vote for our guy.

Well that would suddenly get the Democrats on board with Voter ID.

32 posted on 05/31/2012 6:03:16 AM PDT by SamAdams76
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To: over3Owithabrain

The Title is misleading. I heard Preibus on WLS Don and Roma show this morning and he said if WI goes to Romney it will means Obama will lose. He did not connect a Walker win to an Obama loss.


33 posted on 05/31/2012 6:19:22 AM PDT by jaydubya2
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To: over3Owithabrain

The Title is misleading. I heard Preibus on WLS Don and Roma show this morning and he said if WI goes to Romney it will mean Obama will lose. He did not connect a Walker win to an Obama loss.


34 posted on 05/31/2012 6:19:33 AM PDT by jaydubya2
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To: blueyon

You missed the entire point... party on.

LLS


35 posted on 05/31/2012 6:35:03 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (Don't Tread On Me)
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To: sickoflibs

Walker will win.


36 posted on 05/31/2012 7:34:46 AM PDT by stephenjohnbanker (God, family, country, mom, apple pie, the girl next door and a Ford F250 to pull my boat.)
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To: AmonAmarth

This is just the RNC energizing/throwing red meat to the base.

While I agree with the sentiments, and while like the Gay Marriage vote in NC these do represent early tea leaves in potential battleground states, saying it doesn’t make it true.

First and foremost this is the RNC doing what they can to beef up the vote.

And not that there’s anything wrong with that either.


37 posted on 05/31/2012 7:37:53 AM PDT by 2 Kool 2 Be 4-Gotten
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To: driftdiver

“...What can people not in WI do to help him win?...”

Like Warren Zevon said in the song...”Send Lawyers, Guns and Money, the Sh*t has hit the fan...”

Seems spot on....


38 posted on 05/31/2012 8:47:01 AM PDT by NFHale (The Second Amendment - By Any Means Necessary.)
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To: Mr. Wright; All
We can always try the RATS approach - - bring in busloads of voters with no I.D., give them each a bottle of Musketel and a pork chop sandwich between two pieces of rye bread, if they vote for our guy.

I would never consent to being a part of that. It would have to be a Miller Light and corned beef on rye to get me on that bus. ppp
39 posted on 05/31/2012 9:45:18 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: HamiltonJay

The Dems have finally taken their clothes off.......Pelosi, Reid and Obama............
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Why would you even put that vision in my head?


40 posted on 05/31/2012 9:52:34 AM PDT by pistolpackinpapa
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To: Cuttnhorse

http://wclo.com/news/2012/may/31/four-senators-facing-recall-tuesday-vote/


41 posted on 05/31/2012 7:41:36 PM PDT by stylin19a (Obama - The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance)
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