The Weekly 2012 – The ‘Alternative’ vs. ‘Vision’ – The ‘Wisconsin Effect’
There are moments…………………….
What ‘messages’ do either campaign send regarding their or their opponents ‘alternatives’ or ‘visions’.
5 months out from the election, there is a recall in Wisconsin.
The President doesn’t show to campaign.
The DNC is super tight in the purse strings.
Governor Walker wins. And wins comfortably because the National Democratic message was we didn’t really believe in the alternative to Gov. Walker and the Conservative ‘vision’.
Wisconsin goes R in November. +10 to Romney.
The ‘Wisconsin Effect’ kicks in.
Ohio now leans R and if Romney picks Portman, Ohio is Romney’s. +18 to Romney.
A few DOJ letters won’t stop the ‘voter purge’ in Florida (and other States) and sensing the lack of will from Democrats, Florida goes R. +29 to Romney.
Again sensing the lack of conviction or courage of will, Missouri goes R. +10 to Romney.
Indiana goes R for that and support for fellow Governors and Senators (Walker and Portman). +11 to Romney.
Arizona, Colorado and Iowa swing to the momentum. +26 to Romney.
Unable to stop the tide in the South of the Conservative hate for President Obama and the lack of conviction in the Democrats, Virgina goes R. +13 to Romney.
This gives Romney 308 electorial votes and the Presidency.
There are moments.
Wisconsin was a ‘moment’ for the Democrats. A ‘moment’ they let slip away.
This is how important Wisconsin WAS to the Democrats and Rob Portman WILL BE to Romney.
‘Obama campaign manager Jim Messina put out a video message which includes a map showing President Obama ahead of Mitt Romney in electoral votes, 243 to 191, with another 104 undecided’.
‘Toss ups: Colorado, Florida, Iowa, North Carolina, New Hampshire, Ohio, Virginia and Wisconsin’.
‘Lean Democrat: Nevada, New Mexico, Minnesota, Michigan, and Pennsylvania’.
‘Lean Republican: Arizona, Indiana, and Missouri’.
From : http://politicalwire.com/archives/2012/06/04/obamas_battleground.html