Oh my: Romney and Obama now in a statistical tie — in Michigan

posted at 8:01 pm on June 14, 2012 by Allahpundit

That’s the good news. The better news? This isn’t the only poll lately to show a dead heat in Michigan. Ed flagged another poll last week that had the state 46/45 for Romney, i.e. within the margin of error, and noted that a writer from National Journal has heard from Republicans that their internal polling backs that up. At the moment, there’s every reason to believe this race really is that close. In Michigan.

Don’t they know that GM is alive and Bin Laden is dead?

Mitt Romney has caught President Obama in Michigan, according to a poll released Thursday.

Obama still holds a slight edge in the poll, 46.9 to 45.5, but that’s within the survey’s 2.3 percent margin of error. The poll was conducted by Michigan-based political consultants Foster, McCollum, White & Associates…

Obama once had a commanding lead over Romney in Michigan, up by double digits as recently as mid-May, according to the Real Clear Politics average of polls…

Michigan has swung reliably Democratic in recent years. Obama won it by 16 points in 2008, and Romney barely won the state’s Republican primary earlier this year.

Here’s the RCP average of Michigan. It’s true that Obama led by double digits last month — in a single poll, conducted by left-leaning PPP. But the three polls before that, dating from mid-March to mid-May, had O up by only seven points, four points, and five points, respectively. I think the Obama/Romney numbers started to tighten as the GOP primaries wore on and, once Mitt was officially crowned Not Obama, the holdouts started swinging over to his side and now we’ve got a dead heat. If Team Romney and the Super PACs don’t already have money earmarked for ads in this state in the fall, they’d better hop to it.

The most interesting data point from the crosstabs? Behold:

It’s not Walkermania bleeding over from Wisconsin that’s buoying Romney here, but maybe that’s a good thing. If he was riding a wave of anti-PEU voter enthusiasm, then his chances of taking the state might depend on that wave continuing to break all the way until November — which seems unlikely. But he’s not doing that; he’s competitive despite a lack of majority support for the Walker position. That seems more sustainable. (Or am I just rationalizing to avoid coping with the fact that this state might well be ours if there was more support for Walker’s position?)

Via Moe Lane, here’s Romney’s new ad hammering Obama for today’s thousandth iteration of his standard middle-class stump speech in Ohio.


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Anyone who thinks Romney’s winning Michigan is smoking something.

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:07 AM

And, before we get too far…what’s Romney’s plan to increase employment, again? Not focusing on Obama, for the moment–what’s ROMNEY going to do that justifies my vote?

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:12 AM

And, before we get too far…what’s Romney’s plan to increase employment, again? Not focusing on Obama, for the moment–what’s ROMNEY going to do that justifies my vote?

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:12 AM

Umm…not deliberately destroy America’s economy and diplomatic standing with our allies. King Log would be an improvement over the Socialist from Chi-town.

Those are two things right off the top of my head and I don’t particularly care for the man, politically speaking.

ebrown2 on June 15, 2012 at 12:23 AM

Anyone who thinks Romney’s winning Michigan is smoking something.

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:07 AM

Yep Yep Yep. Ignore the fact of the headline of the story. Romney isn’t even supposed to be within striking distance of Black Jesus in Michigan is he. ALL those Michigan voters are smoking something.

Marcus on June 15, 2012 at 12:26 AM

Umm…not deliberately destroy America’s economy

Oh–you mean, like the GOP Congress’s holding our full faith and credit hostage to the wet dreams of Grover Norquist (pursuant to the stated primary aim of the GOP congressional leaders to deny Obama a second term, irrespective of consequences)? That sort of thing?

In other words: got any specifics to back up your empty platitudes, or are you as vacuous as everyone else on this site?

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:38 AM

And, before we get too far…what’s Romney’s plan to increase employment, again? Not focusing on Obama, for the moment–what’s ROMNEY going to do that justifies my vote?

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:12 AM


Oh goody! A new specimen for classification!

PolAgnostic on June 15, 2012 at 12:38 AM

In other words: got any specifics to back up your empty platitudes, or are you as vacuous as everyone else on this site?

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:38 AM


It can’t be angryed resurrected in a new nomme de guerre.

We haven’t had an open registration.

PolAgnostic on June 15, 2012 at 12:40 AM

It can’t be angryed resurrected in a new nomme de guerre.

We haven’t had an open registration.

So…no substantive responses.

Didn’t figure there’d be, but thought I’d check.

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:41 AM

I’m fascinated by the speed with which HA has converted itself into a shrine for Romney sycophancy. Amazing what a primary process can do. So principled, y’all are!

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:44 AM

Umm…not deliberately destroy America’s economy and diplomatic standing with our allies.

And ebrown? Try to keep up. The question was: What is Romney going to do, specifically, to increase employment. I’ll wait patiently for your cogent reply.

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:47 AM

So…no substantive responses.

Didn’t figure there’d be, but thought I’d check.

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:41 AM


Sorry, I have a strict rule of never feeding trolls, mobys, oblamys or whatever you turn out to be.

I have alerted others to your presence so maybe someone will come over to this thread.

PolAgnostic on June 15, 2012 at 12:48 AM

I have alerted others to your presence so maybe someone will come over to this thread.

Yawn. So, you have nothing to offer, other than a vague threat of mob action. Boring…

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:50 AM

Umm…not deliberately destroy America’s economy

Oh–you mean, like the GOP Congress’s holding our full faith and credit hostage to the wet dreams of Grover Norquist (pursuant to the stated primary aim of the GOP congressional leaders to deny Obama a second term, irrespective of consequences)? That sort of thing?

In other words: got any specifics to back up your empty platitudes, or are you as vacuous as everyone else on this site?

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:38 AM

Easy.
Lift the ban on the Keystone Pipeline.
And, as far as empty platitudes, you have some nerve saying that with the Vogue president and the crap that spills out of his gob.
Now, go tell your mom to get off the pole ad fix me my ribeye.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 15, 2012 at 12:51 AM

trolls, mobys, oblamys

Defined as “anyone who doesn’t toe the line of Romney sycophancy.” Funny–I’m so old, I remember when Romney fanboys were seen as flaming leftists on this site!

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:52 AM

trolls, mobys, oblamys

Defined as “anyone who doesn’t toe the line of Romney sycophancy.” Funny–I’m so old, I remember when Romney fanboys were seen as flaming leftists on this site!

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:52 AM

Drilling permits for offshore drilling. Not just words.
More jobs.
Now, get me my ribeye.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 15, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Easy.
Lift the ban on the Keystone Pipeline.

Know what? I agree with you on this. Still care to call me an Obama fanboy? Alas, that’s going to make a minor dent in the crisis we face. (Admittedly, a desirable step.)

So–what then? What’s POTUS Romney gonna point to as his major accomplishment in the 2016 campaign?

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:55 AM

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 15, 2012 at 12:51 AM

.
Maybe he ran away?

PolAgnostic on June 15, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Oh, and the ribeye’s a shite cut of meat, designed for those who don’t mind 35+% fat in their entree. Gimme a NY Strip any day of the week.

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Easy.
Lift the ban on the Keystone Pipeline.

Know what? I agree with you on this. Still care to call me an Obama fanboy? Alas, that’s going to make a minor dent in the crisis we face. (Admittedly, a desirable step.)

So–what then? What’s POTUS Romney gonna point to as his major accomplishment in the 2016 campaign?

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:55 AM

Undoing everything Obama put into place. Flat tax. Ease regulations for energy.
Now, tell AMA I’m hungry, beeotch.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 15, 2012 at 12:58 AM

Oh, and the ribeye’s a shite cut of meat, designed for those who don’t mind 35+% fat in their entree. Gimme a NY Strip any day of the week.

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:56 AM

Dont judge me. That’s all they serve at your mom’s strip joint.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 15, 2012 at 12:59 AM

Dont judge me. That’s all they serve at your mom’s strip joint.

Bullshite-it’s an alcohol-only establishment, troll!

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 1:02 AM

Dont judge me. That’s all they serve at your mom’s strip joint.

Bullshite-it’s an alcohol-only establishment, troll!

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 1:02 AM

$5.95 Ribeye Lunch Special. They don’t come in for the talent.

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 15, 2012 at 1:05 AM

Oh, and the ribeye’s a shite cut of meat, designed for those who don’t mind 35+% fat in their entree. Gimme a NY Strip any day of the week.

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:56 AM

You do know where the strip comes from I would hope.

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Oh, and the ribeye’s a shite cut of meat, designed for those who don’t mind 35+% fat in their entree. Gimme a NY Strip any day of the week.

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:56 AM

You do know where the strip comes from I would hope.

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Shhhh. Now his mom will want to charge more for lunch!

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 15, 2012 at 1:29 AM

I have been doing a lot of driving in the African American community in Grand Rapids these past few weeks. Until recently, there were still a lot of Obama posters in the windows of black owned businesses. I haven’t seen one anywhere in weeks.

karenhasfreedom on June 15, 2012 at 2:23 AM

Romney has already won 22 states for 191 electoral votes. Obama has already won 17 states for 201 electoral votes. Romney needs to get 79 more electoral votes to become President and Obama needs 69 more electoral votes to get re-elected out of these 11 swing states:

-Florida (29 EV)
-North Carolina (15 EV)
-Ohio (18 EV)
-Wisconsin (10 EV)
-Iowa (6 EV)
-Nevada (6 EV)
-Pennsylvania (20 EV)
-Michigan (16 EV)
-Virgina (13 EV)
-Colorado (9 EV)
-New Hampshire (4 EV)

Romeny’s best shot is to take Florida, North Carolina, Ohio, Wisconsin, and Colorado

Obama’s best shot is to take Pennsylvania, Michigan, Virgina, Wisconsin, New Hampshire, and either Nevada or Iowa

Dollayo on June 15, 2012 at 4:00 AM

what’s ROMNEY going to do that justifies my vote?

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:12 AM

Here’s a start:

- Lower corporate taxes to 25%
- Lower individual taxes by 20%
- Exempt middle class from taxes on dividends, interest and cap gains
- End ObamaCare
- End Dodd-Frank
- Muzzle the EPA
- End spending on green boon-doggles and union payoffs
- Implement Paul Ryan’s deficit reduction plan
- Expand domestic production of oil and especially natural gas

MJBrutus on June 15, 2012 at 6:33 AM

I can’t believe we’re seeing Team Obama’s A-game.

Bruno Strozek on June 14, 2012 at 9:25 PM

I can’t either but it is hard to understand why his people would let him drone on for 54 minutes in a speech that completely ignores the fact he has been President since 2009. What exactly are they doing?

Happy Nomad on June 15, 2012 at 7:26 AM

I have been doing a lot of driving in the African American community in Grand Rapids these past few weeks. Until recently, there were still a lot of Obama posters in the windows of black owned businesses. I haven’t seen one anywhere in weeks.

karenhasfreedom on June 15, 2012 at 2:23 AM

But GR, Kent County, and West MI for that matter is reliably Mitt country. What would be more interesting to see is how Romney is doing over on the evil side of the state. If he can make a dent in Ann Arbor/Detroit/Flint then I might be willing to think that MI is in play but I’m not convinced. I lived in EGR for a number of years and every election cycle these stories about MI being in play would arise, all the politicians and their surrogates would show up hold rallies in Calder Plaza but at the end of the day, it wasn’t even close.

That being said, I would love it for Obama to have to pour money into places like MI and PA because that isn’t really part of their gameplan.

Happy Nomad on June 15, 2012 at 7:32 AM

Hey, remember that massive taxpayer bailout of GM for the benefit of the unions that we mentioned earlier?

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/g-m-chief-doesn-t-100202640.html

And they may declare bankruptcy anyway. Well, now.

Philly on June 15, 2012 at 7:36 AM

9 out 10 cars that I see here in the Detroit area that have Obama Bumper stickers are African American. Typically they are older stickers from 2008.

The other 1 is usually a young college age student or someone driving a Prius type vehicle. These are the cars that have the newer Obama/Biden stickers for 2012.

Head north or west from the City of Detroit there are quite a few cars. trucks with either Gadsden Flags or NOBAMA stickers.

Obama will win Detroit, Pontiac and maybe Flint

GadsdenRattlers on June 15, 2012 at 7:53 AM

Hey, remember that massive taxpayer bailout of GM for the benefit of the unions that we mentioned earlier?

http://finance.yahoo.com/news/g-m-chief-doesn-t-100202640.html

And they may declare bankruptcy anyway. Well, now.

Philly on June 15, 2012 at 7:36 AM

It looks like it’s either the wrong link or Yahoo pulled the story per the request of the regime because it’s not there anymore.

MobileVideoEngineer on June 15, 2012 at 8:05 AM

what’s ROMNEY going to do that justifies my vote?

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:12 AM

Here’s a start:

- Lower corporate taxes to 25%
- Lower individual taxes by 20%
- Exempt middle class from taxes on dividends, interest and cap gains
- End ObamaCare
- End Dodd-Frank
- Muzzle the EPA
- End spending on green boon-doggles and union payoffs
- Implement Paul Ryan’s deficit reduction plan
- Expand domestic production of oil and especially natural gas

MJBrutus on June 15, 2012 at 6:33 AM

Given Romney’s known proclivities, it’s unlikely he’ll do at least a third of that. He can’t “End Dodd-Frank” unless he gets Congress to repeal it, the same for O-Care (barring a Supreme Court decision against it) and he was positively for green boondoggles as MA governor.

ebrown2 on June 15, 2012 at 8:20 AM

Why is MI important to that polyglot of States including: OH, PA, NC, FL, WI, AZ and even parts of NY (Upstate and Western)?

Two words: Rust Belt.

Two others: Snow Birds.

The Rust Belt and their Retirees that still have family in the Rust Belt but have moved south to better climates.

Start turning around MI and you have got the movement of a trend. It isn’t just Walker’s win in WI, but why he won and what he won on, plus getting results.

When McCain withdrew from MI it was over the objections of Palin who wanted to run a ground game through the Rust Belt. McCain is all air game in the National election, and Obama had that down pat along with Union ground game to tinker with primary results. Ground games matter in National politics, and if you are going air then you are running on glamor. Mitt Romney is putting together a ground game and this isn’t a Primary… he has Holder to try and tinker things on the back-end to replicate the Union help in 2008.

If it isn’t close, they can’t cheat their way to a victory.

The die was already cast in MAY, and it wasn’t a pretty one for Obama. To make it set up right takes a ground game to harden it and then make it into the tool of victory. These tools don’t last long any more, and that means that a landslide one election is a guarantee of nothing the next. Obama is finding this out now.

ajacksonian on June 15, 2012 at 8:20 AM

It looks like it’s either the wrong link or Yahoo pulled the story per the request of the regime because it’s not there anymore.

MobileVideoEngineer on June 15, 2012 at 8:05 AM

They pulled it. Hmmm…

Philly on June 15, 2012 at 8:21 AM

Oh, and the ribeye’s a shite cut of meat, designed for those who don’t mind 35+% fat in their entree. Gimme a NY Strip any day of the week.

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:56 AM

You do know where the strip comes from I would hope.

Bmore on June 15, 2012 at 1:11 AM

Shhhh. Now his mom will want to charge more for lunch!

CherryBombsBigBrownBeaver on June 15, 2012 at 1:29 AM

Yep, the quality of Obama trolls has really gone downhill lately

ebrown2 on June 15, 2012 at 8:22 AM

Arab-Americans used to be one of the most reliable Republican constituencies till the Iraq war. Even more heavily Republican than Cuban-Americans or Evangelicals.

joana on June 14, 2012 at 8:38 PM

Source please? This article states that in a 2000 election Detroit News exit poll of 2000+ Muslims, 66% went for Gore and 30% went for Bush.

http://www.meforum.org/13/how-did-muslims-vote-in-2000

I know that Muslims and Arab-Americans are not fully congruent, but this is a Detroit News exit poll and Muslims in Detroit tend to be Arabs. I’d like to see some more data.

Missy on June 14, 2012 at 8:54 PM

Thank You! Thank You! Thank You!

Flora Duh on June 15, 2012 at 8:30 AM

The die was already cast in MAY, and it wasn’t a pretty one for Obama. To make it set up right takes a ground game to harden it and then make it into the tool of victory. These tools don’t last long any more, and that means that a landslide one election is a guarantee of nothing the next. Obama is finding this out now.

ajacksonian on June 15, 2012 at 8:20 AM

And Obama is all air now (in more ways than one). The longer this election goes the less chance there is of Obama winning. I find it a bit odd at the stark differences between 2008 and 2012. The media was talking about the campaign actually starting at the beginning of 2011 the last cycle because the 2008 campaign essentially started in 2007.

However now that Obama is getting beat everyone is saying “THERE’S STILL 5 MONTHS SETTLE DOWN!” Um, hey morons in the MSM you were the ones pushing for the 2 year campaign season, so you caused all of this. It’s sort of like what Ed said yesterday in the Adelson thread, just as Obama made his bed and is laying in it now in regard to campaign money, so too the media is doing with the campaign season. You idiots started this, so shut up.

MobileVideoEngineer on June 15, 2012 at 8:39 AM

Looks like Mr. Romney is kicking president Obama’s arse…

right2bright on June 15, 2012 at 8:58 AM

Even more heavily Republican than Cuban-Americans or Evangelicals.

joana on June 14, 2012 at 8:38 PM

Really? Really? More than Cuban-Americans? Really?
Maybe “Evangelicals” because many of them are conservative democrats from the south, so that skews the polls.

right2bright on June 15, 2012 at 9:00 AM

Let’s get Obama out of there, first. Then, we can worry about what Romney may or may not,do. He certainly won’t be any worse. And, with the national spotlight on him, perhaps he’ll reign in some of his less-than-Conservative ways.

kingsjester on June 15, 2012 at 9:02 AM

And, before we get too far…what’s Romney’s plan to increase employment, again? Not focusing on Obama, for the moment–what’s ROMNEY going to do that justifies my vote?

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:12 AM

Repeal Frank-Dodd. In its entirety.

The_Jacobite on June 15, 2012 at 9:10 AM

If Michigan is swinging toward a tie, and (according to Question 4) people in MI are 40-49 against reducing collective-bargaining rights for public-sector unions, what is swinging Michigan voters toward Romney? The fact that his father was Governor there long ago?

Or maybe the GM bailout didn’t go as well as planned, and auto workers are leaving Michigan to work for Toyota or Honda in right-to-work states in the South?

Interestingly enough, here in Connecticut I see lots of TV ads about how Michigan is attracting businesses, and how Michigan is a great place to spend a summer vacation. Maybe Gov. Snyder is trying to change the image of his state from being totally dependent on the auto industry to a more diversified economy, and Michiganders are warming up to a more pro-business philosophy embraced by both Snyder and Romney.

Michigan could still be an uphill battle for Romney, but if he wins it, Obama is toast.

Steve Z on June 15, 2012 at 9:33 AM

And, before we get too far…what’s Romney’s plan to increase employment, again? Not focusing on Obama, for the moment–what’s ROMNEY going to do that justifies my vote?

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:12 AM

Repeal Frank-Dodd. In its entirety.

The_Jacobite on June 15, 2012 at 9:10 AM

Nice work if you can get it. There is at least rational hope with Romney that he understands the need for private sector job creation.

Obama has proved that he has neither the desire or the competence to grow America’s economy. The lying Obama troll above likes to drop little facts like O’s complete bad faith in fiscal negotiation and the Democrat’s refusal to pass a budget for the last 3 1/2 years.

ebrown2 on June 15, 2012 at 9:35 AM

I’m fascinated by the speed with which HA has converted itself into a shrine for Romney sycophancy. Amazing what a primary process can do. So principled, y’all are!

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:44 AM

I believe most of us are now on the ABO train.

Deano1952 on June 15, 2012 at 9:46 AM

I believe most of us are now on the ABO train.

Deano1952 on June 15, 2012 at 9:46

AM

Not I, but I’m not going to lie about the fact that Romney would make a better president than O. Mittens isn’t an irredeemably idiotic America-hating socialist. “Better than Obama” is infinitely too low a bar for the trouble that this country is in right now.

ebrown2 on June 15, 2012 at 10:00 AM

If Michigan is swinging toward a tie, and (according to Question 4) people in MI are 40-49 against reducing collective-bargaining rights for public-sector unions, what is swinging Michigan voters toward Romney?

Steve Z on June 15, 2012 at 9:33 AM

The living (or rather undead) example of the beauties of 50+ years of Democratic rule that is the Detroit metro area.

ebrown2 on June 15, 2012 at 10:02 AM

ebrown2 on June 15, 2012 at 10:00 AM

Exactly.

kingsjester on June 15, 2012 at 10:03 AM

That’s the ad I’ve been waiting for. Romney ought to run that thing once a day in every market from now till November.

As for Barry-O’s support of gay marriage costing him votes in the Muslim community…maybe among the women. But I don’t think Muslim males will even take much notice of it. The truth is the homosexual population among Muslims is pretty much the same as in most cultures. The closets are full of them. Muslim males are so convinced of their own superiority and that of their Muslim brothers that anything they want to do is okay. This won’t resonate.

Just a hunch.

creeper on June 15, 2012 at 10:12 AM

“That’s fine. Give it to me.”

Oh man, Mr. President, we surely will. And you too in your turn, Romney, if you don’t roll back regulation and spending so our economy can grow. We are in no mood for establishment BS, we want jobs and a more prosperous future.

MTF on June 15, 2012 at 10:14 AM

Dire polling for the President. If its accurate he has little chance in November. We’ll see how things shape up.

libfreeordie on June 15, 2012 at 10:20 AM

I live in the polite, non violent metro Detroit suburbs. Yesterday, on a street corner near a post office, I saw a woman of color (not the most common in this area) and a few others in front of a small booth with posters reading “Impeach Obama.”

Yep, an “Impeach Obama” booth has shown up here.

In Michigan.

shibumi on June 15, 2012 at 10:24 AM

Rasmussen has a Michigan poll coming out at noon today. Hopefully he verifies this trend.

SouthernGent on June 15, 2012 at 10:28 AM

Oh–you mean, like the GOP Congress’s holding our full faith and credit hostage

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:38 AM

No. That would be the Dems who haven’t produced a budget in over THREE YEARS. Go back and look at the reason WHY we received a credit downgrade the first time. It was because we had no budget and no one was trying to lower spending.

Our full faith and credit is endangered because Federal Government spends far, far, FAR more than it takes in. We need to REDUCE OUR SPENDING… and the only ones who have been advocating that has been the GOP, not your do nothing – stuck on stupid Dems.

dominigan on June 15, 2012 at 11:18 AM

Rasmussen survey conducted yesterday puts Michigan at Obama 50, Romney 42. To my knowledge this is the first time Ras has polled the MI race. Should put RCP average at Obama +5.4% (had been +4.7% prior to this poll).

steebo77 on June 15, 2012 at 12:35 PM

Once again:

Electing Romney is merely the cap on the conservative victory. No, I don’t believe Romney will initiate the things we conservatives want and KNOW will fix the economy.

Conservative victory, no matter who the GOP candidate is, happens in the House and Senate. We get those two bodies as conservative as we can, as Tea Party as we can, then Romney becomes just a pen. Like the Marxist congress of 2006-2010 shoved stuff down the throat of America while Obama was a happy pen, we can undo it the same way.

President Romney WILL repeal pull back the overregulation done by the EPA, NLRB, etc. And he will cooperate with a conservative congress.

If we win the congressional victory we need to, and allow Obama to win because of some stupid ideological purity test of Romney, Obama becomes a veto pen, does even more by executive order, Geithner continues to run crazy, etc.

Fight to win your congressional races for conservatives. See conservative senators to the finish line. And get out the vote for Romney, the only guy who can win AND sign off on a conservative agenda.

PastorJon on June 15, 2012 at 3:45 PM

Anyone who thinks Romney’s winning Michigan is smoking something.

El Txangurro on June 15, 2012 at 12:07 AM

At the very least, MI is in play and PBHO will have to spend time and resources to hold it. He is playing to hold on to states that he should have in his pocket. He is on defense and that is not going to change from now until election day.

MJBrutus on June 15, 2012 at 4:50 PM

Well, Rasmussen completely burst the “Romney can win MI” hope. Obama is not only up by a huge margin (8), but he’s also at the magic 50% threshold. And once your’e there, it’s over (as Walker in WI proved).

gumbyandpokey on June 15, 2012 at 7:22 PM

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