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Could Romney pull off rare
defeat of an incumbent --
it depends on who votes

Fox News, by Liz Peek

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Posted By:MissMolly, 10/24/2012 8:53:32 AM

“Romney Surges to Tie Obama” screams a Wall Street Journal headline. Republicans are giddy with excitement. Can it be? After months of trailing the likable President Obama, could Mitt Romney be about to pull off the rare defeat of an incumbent? It may all come down to who turns up to vote on Election Day. The AFL-CIO is gearing up to get out the vote, pulling in more than 128,000 volunteers who will knock on doors, man the phone banks and blanket the countryside with flyers.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: abuela10, 10/24/2012 8:55:35 AM     (No. 8957515)

Happened in 1992 thanks to media and traitor RINOs

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Salt5792, 10/24/2012 8:57:47 AM     (No. 8957523)

"likeable President Obama"? I think repellant is more appropriate.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: submariner, 10/24/2012 9:14:28 AM     (No. 8957573)

Agree #2. I am amazed that people still try to peddle the fraudulent meme that he is "likeable"?

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Reply 4 - Posted by: mabelkitty, 10/24/2012 9:27:51 AM     (No. 8957612)

How is it a 'rare defeat'.
This very idea that Presidents should automatically get two terms is ridiculous and isn't helping this country.

Only in recent history have we had three Presidents get two-terms.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: NorthernDog, 10/24/2012 9:37:19 AM     (No. 8957638)

Good point #5. Trueman (in 1952) and LBJ (1968) would also had been defeated in they had tried to run for another term. Two weeks from now Dems will wish that Obama had as much sense as they did.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: luke21, 10/24/2012 9:40:10 AM     (No. 8957650)



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Reply 7 - Posted by: luke21, 10/24/2012 9:41:04 AM     (No. 8957657)

Stuff like this makes me laugh when people call Fox News "conservative".

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Reply 8 - Posted by: nigella, 10/24/2012 10:06:14 AM     (No. 8957749)

Sure Romney can pull off rare defeat of an incompetent...

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Reply 9 - Posted by: berthabutt, 10/24/2012 10:08:47 AM     (No. 8957758)

finish that: ''it depends who votes ONCE.''

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Reply 10 - Posted by: dman, 10/24/2012 10:10:19 AM     (No. 8957762)

Ms. Peek forgot to point out that the Democrat/union ground game brings out voters - early and often.

Purple dye would still be in order.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: GardenGal, 10/24/2012 12:09:13 PM     (No. 8958114)

All you posters, please keep giving us updates about what you see in your area. I have a mixed blessing this year- it is the first time in my life I have lived in a reliably red state- we have been stationed in either swing states or CA and I was in college in a blue state that nonetheless was won by Reagan in his second term. But living in a reliably red state means I get no feel for how the country is voting or going to vote. I did just donate to the Romney campaign again- the only thing I can do at this point since I have obligations here in this state at this point in my life and can't travel elsewhere to help in person.

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