DWS: “President Obama is going to win Florida”

posted at 6:41 pm on November 1, 2012 by Erika Johnsen

Echoing Obama campaign manager Jim Messina‘s tone yesterday, DNC Chairwoman and Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was all confidence on MSNBC last night, poo-pooing the idea that Team Romney and conservative groups’ efforts could realistically expand the map at this point.

I’m sure that they’re going to go swimming in the kitchen sink at this point. I mean, what they can’t get away from is that we have been executing our ground game we built for almost two years now. Actually, in some states, we never left, like North Carolina, like Florida, where our organization has been there since the beginning of the last campaign. And we’ve been executing, we’ve run circles around the Republicans when it comes to early vote. … We’ve eclipsed them in early voting, we’ve run circles around them in the ground game. So, let them keep swimming in the kitchen sink, and we’re going to keep turning out voters. … President Obama is going to win Florida. I am confident.

I realize it’s practically her job to project confidence and scoff at the puny efforts of those pusillanimous Republicans, but that’s some awfully bold leading-with-one’s-chin to be doing with the race this close.

Team Obama claimed that North Carolinians would have another chance to hear Obama speak after he canceled his gigantic stadium appearance during the Democratic convention in Charlotte, but — surprisethey won’t (although Michelle Obama will campaign there early next week); Florida is looking extremely shaky and trending in Mitt Romney’s direction; and as far as early voting goes, compared to 2008 levels both in Florida and nationwide, the Democratic totals are not what they ought to be if President Obama is going to eke out a win.

And as far as Democrats’ overall ground game goes, it may be good, but, via Fox News

Team Obama’s strategy for the election has been based on community organizing principles, a cash advantage and having three years of lead time to get Democrats ready to carry the president to a second term. …

But as the president saw his consistent lead evaporate in October, Democrats have increasingly focused on ground game and how a well-funded, long-term Blue Team effort in swing states would outmatch Romney’s poll surge. …

But as it happened, the Red Team has stuck with Romney and thanks to a strong showing in debates both the GOP activist base and right-of center independents have rallied to Romney’s standard. The Republican Party may be outmatched when it comes to resources and ground game, but they retained an organic advantage on turnout. It’s not the crimson tide of 2010, but seems to be running substantially above what we saw in 2008 and 2004.


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DWS: “President Obama is going to win Florida”

The.Kiss.Of.Death

jrgdds on November 1, 2012 at 7:53 PM

She’ll be on MSLSD claiming fraud and voter intimidation.

Lanceman on November 1, 2012 at 7:45 PM

Heh. Even better.

Christien on November 1, 2012 at 7:54 PM

Yeah right,and DWS is going to be Miss Universe!

redware on November 1, 2012 at 7:56 PM

Hopefully there is copying going on, for the pasting that take place on the 7th.

newportmike on November 1, 2012 at 7:57 PM

This dip almost got her ass arrested for blocking traffic two days ago outside the Aventura City Hall where early voting was taking place (lots of traffic – we only have 17 EV sites in Miami-Dade County).

Claimed she needed to campaign, got into it with an Aventura cop, and called the Aventura mayor who came running out of her office within 5 minutes to check the situation.

What a tool (includes the mayor).

And there are no Russians on the outskirts of Berlin.

ex Dem from Miami on November 1, 2012 at 7:57 PM

Me-suh predicting win.

~Jar Jar DWS

Joe Mama on November 1, 2012 at 6:46 PM

Jar Jar Schultz

peski on November 1, 2012 at 7:58 PM

Sure Debbie, that’s why the polling firms are pulling out of Fl. 0 has it in the bag. No pun intended Debbie.

Bmore on November 1, 2012 at 7:59 PM

If Romney wins Fla. will she shave her mustache on Morning Joe?

K Michael ODonovan on November 1, 2012 at 7:50 PM
Let’s start with her back first, OK?

faraway on November 1, 2012 at 7:52 PM

…she’s going to use NAIR…from her ankles up!

KOOLAID2 on November 1, 2012 at 7:59 PM

Does anyone with half a brain listen to anything Debbie has to say?

GarandFan on November 1, 2012 at 8:00 PM

I’ve never heard the expression, “swimming in the kitchen sink” before–have you? I’ve heard the saying “everything but the kitchen sink.” Re: Koch Bros. it seems like she was trying to say they are going to throw everything but the kitchen sink into ads between now and Election Day.

Maybe DWS is just fluent in “crazy.”

Christien on November 1, 2012 at 8:01 PM

Yeah right,and DWS is going to be Miss Universe!

redware on November 1, 2012 at 7:56 PM

…she’s Miss Pubichair now!

KOOLAID2 on November 1, 2012 at 8:01 PM

and Florida Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was all confidence on MSNBC last night, poo-pooing the idea that Team Romney and conservative groups’ efforts could realistically expand the map at this point.

As full of poo-poo as she is, would you expect any less..?

affenhauer on November 1, 2012 at 8:06 PM

She can’t pick a winner in Florida. She can’t even pick a last name.

Ronnie on November 1, 2012 at 8:06 PM

She can’t pick a winner in Florida. She can’t even pick a last name.

Ronnie on November 1, 2012 at 8:06 PM

doll you just caused me to spit my stew out all over my keyboard !

katee bayer on November 1, 2012 at 8:11 PM

Not only is Obuma going to lose FL, but Dembie is going to lose her seat…..

Pomai on November 1, 2012 at 8:14 PM

The voter suppression meme will be pushed very aggressively. Many Blacks won’t vote this time, the churches aren’t getting out the marginal voters near as much, maybe half as much as 2008. Plus I think Obama will get about 90% of the Black vote as opposed to 95% in 2008. Move On already has a vulgar voter suppression ad out. Throw in all the biased polls and probably exit polls as more evidence we will need a landslide to fight off efforts to challenge this election. We will get that landslide though, Romney will get over 300 electoral votes and we will win the Senate 53-46.

Rancher on November 1, 2012 at 8:15 PM

Not sure why, but hearing DWS saying that Florida is in the bag, surprisingly makes me more confident we’re going to win a bunch of states.

hawkdriver on November 1, 2012 at 8:20 PM

OMG!! I REALLY hope this skanky lying B!TCH loses…

Sporty1946 on November 1, 2012 at 8:28 PM

Delusional Wassermann Schultz

esnap on November 1, 2012 at 8:34 PM

What’s she gonna shave if he loses FL?

Rational Thought on November 1, 2012 at 8:41 PM

Why is she always wearing that ugly helmet???

BigWyo on November 1, 2012 at 8:42 PM

Bubba aka Bill is coming to FSU tomorrow, I’m going to go to the rally even though its for Obama, I mean it’s Bubba- who would pass up the opportunity to see Bubba. I am tempted to wear my Romney T-shirt to the event and attempt to get a picture with him lol. Kinda bummed , the Romney camp did not send any surrogates to campus this season. The Obama camp has brought DWS, Michelle O, Joe Biden -for an edu speech that was not billed as a “campaign” event, and now Bill. Romney and Ryan have been near Tallahassee, one of them should have swung by.

aebloo on November 1, 2012 at 8:47 PM

Congresswoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz was all confidence on MSNBC last night, poo-pooing the idea that Team Romney and conservative groups’ efforts could realistically expand the map her little underpants because she knows her party has no real chance at this point.

Fixed! :P

Benedict Nelson on November 1, 2012 at 9:09 PM

I early voted today in Martin County. One more vote to EVICT the current occupant of 1600 Penn. Ave.!

Good riddance to BAD RUBBISH!

FloridaBill on November 1, 2012 at 9:16 PM

Does she have a mustache to shave off?

mad scientist on November 1, 2012 at 9:38 PM

I live in central Florida (Brevard County) on the east coast. The Romney/Ryan yard signs outnumber the competition by at least 10 to 1. So dream on Miss Debbie Downer. You’re toast after the election.

TruthBeTold on November 1, 2012 at 9:39 PM

I’ll miss DWS when we don’t have her to kick around anymore. She provides a certain entertainment value to those of us on the right.

joecollins on November 1, 2012 at 9:41 PM

Yep.

Chin up.

Feet flat on the floor. Now close your eyes, I got something for ya…

I suppose if I were in DWS’s situation (EGAD!), what else could you do? Confess to being a lying shill and kin to Sasquatch?

ghostwalker1 on November 1, 2012 at 9:57 PM

It’s not the crimson tide of 2010, but seems to be running substantially above what we saw in 2008 and 2004.

Hmm, what’s changed to make red voters less motivated? In 2010, Obamacare hadn’t been immaculated by the Supreme Court yet; Obama hadn’t flipped on gay marriage yet; the war on religious freedom in the form of the HHA mandate hadn’t come down yet. And let’s not leave out the innumerable obnoxious, insulting, condescending utterances that we’ve had to put up with that had yet to have escaped the lips of the Divider-in-Chief. (And Benghazi, of course.) I also hear evangelicals may be getting into the game at levels that haven’t been seen in some time, indies are swinging strong to Romney in many keys states, and early voting is going way better for Romney than it did for McCain in 2008, and worse for Obama than it did in 2008. But I think there’s another factor that pollsters have been missing. It’s one thing to say that red enthusiasm outstrips blue enthusiasm, which it does. But the pollsters should have asked, along with whatever other question they posed to establish enthusiasm, “Would you say you would crawl through broken glass to vote in this election?” If they had, I think they would have discovered a statistic that would help them understand the shellacking that is about to come.

smellthecoffee on November 1, 2012 at 9:59 PM

I laugh with Erika. I laugh at DWS.

MisterElephant on November 1, 2012 at 9:59 PM

The voter suppression meme will be pushed very aggressively. Many Blacks won’t vote this time, the churches aren’t getting out the marginal voters near as much, maybe half as much as 2008. Plus I think Obama will get about 90% of the Black vote as opposed to 95% in 2008. Move On already has a vulgar voter suppression ad out. Throw in all the biased polls and probably exit polls as more evidence we will need a landslide to fight off efforts to challenge this election. We will get that landslide though, Romney will get over 300 electoral votes and we will win the Senate 53-46.

Rancher on November 1, 2012 at 8:15 PM

Man, hubris is a m*therf*cker. See you on Tuesday night, Oedipus. You’ll be the one clutching the brooch pins.

lostmotherland on November 1, 2012 at 10:13 PM

… President Obama is going to win Florida. I am confident.

I also believe in the Tooth Fairy, Santa Claus, and the Easter Bunny.

Special Forces Grunt on November 1, 2012 at 10:17 PM

Can you imagine the big ugly result of breeding DWS with the heavy set guy who was hugging Obama today?

IlikedAUH2O on November 1, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Why on earth are we giving Baghdad Bob’s little sister air time?.

hawkman on November 1, 2012 at 10:38 PM

I am starting to feel sorry for this poor, pathetic, mindless dope. What does the Obama mob do with her once they’re done raping her credibility?

Just dump her in the everglades?

Jaibones on November 1, 2012 at 10:42 PM

These are not the droids you are looking for…

anikol on November 1, 2012 at 10:48 PM

DWS is right. Obama has the race locked up. No need for anyone to go out to vote for Obama. The election is decided.

talkingpoints on November 1, 2012 at 10:50 PM

Something there on your chin, Dear.

And in your hair….

Tenwheeler on November 1, 2012 at 10:58 PM

By win, she means lose. Obama is now in trouble in OR, MN, WI, and NJ.
Romney WILL win: NV, CO, PA, MI, VA, NC, FL, OH, IA, NH.

nazo311 on November 1, 2012 at 11:40 PM

Was there a video with this piece as well? Well, I don’t see no stinkin’ video yet again. A lot of this lately.

Sherman1864 on November 2, 2012 at 12:08 AM

Eh… that Vogue makeup wore off fast.

Hummer53 on November 2, 2012 at 12:47 AM

I see that she still uses the same hair product.

Difficultas_Est_Imperium on November 2, 2012 at 1:11 AM

This moron must have taken the same crap Biden did. The purple pill.

pat on November 2, 2012 at 2:13 AM

On November 6th Karen Harrington will replace the Dems attack schnauzer in FL 23. I’m bettingvoting on it.

Schmo on November 2, 2012 at 5:23 AM

That’ll happen when DWS wins a contest that requires telling the truth.

Fuquay Steve on November 2, 2012 at 6:42 AM

She should bet to shave her mustache if the Dems lose the state…

UncleFodder on November 2, 2012 at 9:13 AM

Ole Debbie does Dallas, she lies almost as good as the Failed President. I still would like to spank her all night in delight.

Brushjumper on November 2, 2012 at 9:36 AM

I hate to be a downer, but the polls today have all the independents moving in Obama’s direction. Sandy seems to be Obama’s saviour. He can look “presidential” and he got Christies endorsement yesterday by fiat. for example:

NumbersMuncher ‏@NumbersMuncher
And the Rasmussen daily appears to be D+3, for those wondering. Romney up 3 with indies, doing better w/ crossover voters.

Romney was up much more and its collapsing left and right. Ras has him only up 3, which bodes ill. I just don’t see how Romney wins it. Not sure I actually want him to for many political reasons, but in OH he’s never been ahead. In WI he’s tied, but assuming he wins it, he needs more than just a secured Colorado. Fla I think it going to be very close and so will Virginia. So in no way is this election secured and Romney, unless he starts showing momentum back in his way, will lose and we’ll be faced with 4 more years of European movement toward a socialist economy and massive regulation. And I’ll be faced with bankruptcy because the tax increases are going to kill my wife and I. Very discouraging. We had better candidates.

JP1986UM on November 2, 2012 at 10:57 AM

We don’t think so, little Debbie, in fact we think Karen Harrington is going to take your seat that you have abused. Start packing.

Amazingoly on November 2, 2012 at 10:59 AM

By win, she means lose. Obama is now in trouble in OR, MN, WI, and NJ.
Romney WILL win: NV, CO, PA, MI, VA, NC, FL, OH, IA, NH.

nazo311 on November 1, 2012 at 11:40 PM

This is pure fantasy. There is no way Romney wins Nevada. They’ve pretty much already conceded that the Clark County turnout is going to overwhelm any other GOTV efforts there. PA is a stretch, not impossible, but a real stretch. VA is close enough to shave Debbie’s underarms with and OH has never been in Romney’s column. Never. He’s never led there. Obama’s 900 offices in OH have virtually assured him of victory there. That was his firewall. Id love to be wrong, but show me a poll showing Romney ahead in OH with good internals. Clue: there isn’t one.

Obama’s firewall is holding up. We are going to lose this, and like Laura Ingraham said, if we can’t beat the weakest president in an economy like this, then its time to close up show in the RNC and go elsewhere. I’m stocking ammo in case. Just sayin…

JP1986UM on November 2, 2012 at 11:01 AM

It appears that DWS hair is getting strighter. Does that mean she is changing her affiliation, or does she needs another shock treatment.

MSGTAS on November 2, 2012 at 11:09 AM

Listening to Special Ed reminds me of the confidence he extracted and exuded in the Gov Walker contest. Didn’t work out so well for him. Don’t think it will in FL. Got to give Debie creds, her dem bosses tell her to go out and take a beating and she does.

StevC on November 2, 2012 at 5:37 PM

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