Skip to comments.Romney now up by 20,000 in Ohio with 78% in
Posted on 11/06/2012 9:00:38 PM PST by Arec Barrwin
Romney now up by 20,000 in Ohio with 78% in
of course VA & FL still grim though
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Dropping the lybia ball.
Christie photo op. sandy.
Stupid GOP rape comments.
Barone said Romney would win easy.
I want it. Badly.
My great aunt threw my grandfather’s picture of FDR into the toilet.
they have called Ohio too early— I believe WI was called too early too!
Forget about it. It’s over. Even if Ohio gets pulled back and flips best case scenario right now is 272 Obama.
Barone, Rove, and Rush are now officially dead to me.
Fox just wanted to get the drop on the other stations. I think they goofed big time.
If the current numbers hold, the RCP No Tossup map got 49 states right.
That post made me smile.
“Is there any scenario that winning Ohio will change the outcome?”
Not if he loses VA and FL. He’s down 1.7% in VA with 96.6% of the vote counted.
Turn out the lights.
Yep, they are the old generation. We need new blood.
That’s the size of a good cemetery in Cayogah County
Just flipped the other way?. How did that happen?
Ohio has mail in absentee ballots that have 10 days to come in. Florida is an automatic recount state and maybe we’ll find out if there was any funny business. Lee county Florida still has about 75,000 or so returns they have not submitted. I know 50,000 is a lot of votes to make up in FLA. Military voters in Virginia and Florida. Damn Iowa, NH, CO, and Wisconsin!
I think their number guys at the decision desk wanted to go home and go to bed.....
Doesn’t matter. Obama is up over 300 with Nevada called for him.
Even if by some miracle Romney got the remaining states which would be over 70, still leaves him short.
When the checks stop flowing he will blame it on us.
As I understand it, the majority of uncounted votes are in heavily Democratic areas. Don’t get too excited.
The Republican party back in the 30’s and 40’s was completely different from today.
First, abortion wasn’t an issue, and we didn’t have sanctimonious evangelicals like the TV preachers butting their noses into Republican party politics. The thumpers and wheezers were on the Democratic side.
Second, modern “conservatism” wasn’t even born yet. The communist threat, which unified the GOP post-WWII, wasn’t an issue yet.
Third, the GOP justifiably owned the onset of the Great Depression. Herbert Hoover was an idiot of the highest order, a buttinski in all manner of economic issues without any benefit. Hoover, more than anyone else, screwed the GOP’s chances until Ike came along.
The problem for the GOP now is that they’re following the same stupid playbook again and again and again and again... expecting different results. The GOP doesn’t have an economic plan worthy of the noun “plan.” They have no coherent foreign policy, and the people who shoot off their mouths on foreign policy are apt to say some astoundingly stupid things - McCain being prime idiot #1 on this issue.
Then we have the problem with the GOP’s internal politics: This is a similarity to the 30’s and 40’s Republican party: there were people who were of mind to oppose FDR, but the Republican party hacks wouldn’t take on FDR on foreign policy during wartime (for which there’s some justification in not doing so), but the party hacks were basically in the thrall of idiotic nostrums in those days and the party hacks crapped on people just as they crap on people now.
The difference between then and now is that back then, the Republicans were reasonably certain that FDR wasn’t going to completely run the country into a ditch, so the GOP was content to lay back and bide their time.
That’s not the case now.
As I now see it, the GOP will go the way of the Whig party. And very deservedly so.