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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Baghdad Debbie!

22044 on November 1, 2012 at 6:44 PM

LOLOLOLOLOLOL

At this point why not go all in Deb. You’re going under the bus within a week anyway. Tell us that he’ll win Georgia, Kansas, and Wyoming too.

Gingotts on November 1, 2012 at 6:45 PM

Me-suh predicting win.

~Jar Jar DWS

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

The Republican Party may be outmatched when it comes to resources and ground game, but they retained an organic advantage on turnout.

How is it possible the GOP is outmatched in terms of resources? We should’ve spent the last four years building up the infrastructure in these swing states to outgun them on the ground.

changer1701 on November 1, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Previous DNC chair makes prediction.

Joe Mama on November 1, 2012 at 6:48 PM

At least they admit they’ve just been campaigning the entire time instead of running the country.

DeathtotheSwiss on November 1, 2012 at 6:48 PM

DWS must have taken her “puppy uppers” rather than her “doggie downers” today.

mpthompson on November 1, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Ok, Baghdad Bob. I remember the day before the 2010 shallacking when Nancy Pelosi boasted that she was going to keep the House.

Just tell yourself whatever little lie helps you sleep at night, Deb. We’ll let you find out the hard truth on Nov 6.

dczombie on November 1, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Liberals are like Arabs, they never face or accept the reality of utter defeat… Even when defeated they claim that they are victorious…

mnjg on November 1, 2012 at 6:49 PM

Tell us that he’ll win Georgia, Kansas, and Wyoming too.

Gingotts on November 1, 2012 at 6:45 PM

She’s trying to walk the fine line between optimistic and delusional, I think. If the situation were reversed, I would hope Reince Priebus would be trying to fire us up telling us how we were going to win the most electorally valuable swing state in the election.

JimLennon on November 1, 2012 at 6:49 PM

The Russians are NOT on the outskirts of Berlin.

Bishop on November 1, 2012 at 6:50 PM

This makes me feel better.

akaniku on November 1, 2012 at 6:51 PM

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.

DWS

Actually, you didn’t build that…

additionally, you have a bunch of brown shirted malcontents spreading your message of hate and envy.

I HOPE Florida ain;t buyin’ I know Alabama isn’t and PRAY America as a whole won’t.

seesalrun2 on November 1, 2012 at 6:52 PM

I read a story this week about DWS acting like a b!tch to some cops who were trying to stop her from campaigning at a polling place. Can’t remember where I read it now.

Mark1971 on November 1, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Not that I base my predictions on polls but a new poll from Ohio with D+5 sample released few hours ago show Romney 49%, Obama 46%.
The Hill says that it is Republican polling firm but yet they are still using D+5 sample in their poll…

http://www.wenzelstrategies.com/blog/polls/newest-wenzel-strategiescitizens-united-poll-ohio-romney-49-obama-46/

mnjg on November 1, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Baghdad Debbie speaks!

Another Drew on November 1, 2012 at 6:53 PM

. So, let them keep swimming in the kitchen sink..

…while ‘we’re’ treading water in the toilet bowl?

KOOLAID2 on November 1, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Wanted: Nancy Pelosi announcement that the D’s are taking Congress

22044 on November 1, 2012 at 6:53 PM

lastly, God Bless America, love ya HA!

seesalrun2 on November 1, 2012 at 6:54 PM

Baghdad Bob stares in awe.

Kataklysmic on November 1, 2012 at 6:54 PM

I wish she would have made the bed to shave her mustache if Obama loses florida.

portlandon on November 1, 2012 at 6:54 PM

I wish she would have made the BET to shave her mustache if Obama loses Florida

portlandon on November 1, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Wanted: Nancy Pelosi announcement that the D’s are taking Congress

22044 on November 1, 2012 at 6:53 PM

120 more hours of desperate stupidity from the left.

sherry on November 1, 2012 at 6:55 PM

How very sweet of her to confirm that ROMNEY will indeed win Florida. *snerk*

Even here in purple-ish Tampa, the Romney signs tend to outnumber the Obama ones. Also had RR campaign people walking the neighborhood knocking on doors and handing out lawn signs. MUCH better GOTV push in general than in 2008.

Kirin on November 1, 2012 at 6:55 PM

This makes me feel better.

akaniku on November 1, 2012 at 6:51 PM

…were you with the goat…or the camel?

KOOLAID2 on November 1, 2012 at 6:55 PM

Debbie, come Tuesday night your mascara will be running worse than Courtney Loves on a bad day.

I’m afraid I might levitate with joy after seeing the whuppin you all get. Me, my friends and Mr. Corona will toast you and your misfortune—looks, political party and the fact that you are in the top ten of turds.

arnold ziffel on November 1, 2012 at 6:56 PM

Oh Debbie.
Debbie, Debbie, Debbie.

spiritof61 on November 1, 2012 at 6:57 PM

. So, let them keep swimming in the kitchen sink..

…while ‘we’re’ treading water in the toilet bowl?

KOOLAID2 on November 1, 2012 at 6:53 PM

Is this how her hair got that way?

slickwillie2001 on November 1, 2012 at 6:57 PM

I wish she would have made the BET to shave her mustache if Obama loses Florida

portlandon on November 1, 2012 at 6:55 PM

…thanks for getting my keyboard wet…and for the seven-up coming out of my nose!

KOOLAID2 on November 1, 2012 at 6:58 PM

portlandon on November 1, 2012 at 6:55 PM

I do too.

I do too.

Bishop on November 1, 2012 at 6:58 PM

This makes me feel better.

akaniku on November 1, 2012 at 6:51 PM

Since akaniku has essentially outed itself as a troll parody, it’s actually pretty funny.

MobileVideoEngineer on November 1, 2012 at 6:58 PM

She knows all about the kitchen sink as that is where she got her name DWS+dish Water Shuuuuuuuuuuuuultz. I know nuzzing. I hope to see you Wednesday Morning Dim Wit Shuuuuuuuultz.

j bo on November 1, 2012 at 6:59 PM

It will be interesting to see when their screws get so lose they fall out.

Missilengr on November 1, 2012 at 7:00 PM

This makes me feel better.

akaniku on November 1, 2012 at 6:51 PM

It would.

It must suck to be you…needing “feel goods” from her.

cozmo on November 1, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Eau de Desperation. You stink, Debbie Dumbass-Dumbass. We’ve seen the story about your desperate street-campaign shenanigans.

rayra on November 1, 2012 at 7:00 PM

The Dems have already conceded Florida. They’re fighting for Pennsylvania and Minnesota now.

spiritof61 on November 1, 2012 at 7:00 PM

Is this how her hair got that way?

slickwillie2001 on November 1, 2012 at 6:57 PM

…no…I think DWS is just generally… upside down…what should be on the top…is on the bottom…and what should be on the bottom…is on the top!

KOOLAID2 on November 1, 2012 at 7:01 PM

Come on Mitt!

gophergirl on November 1, 2012 at 7:02 PM

‘Mayonnaise Head’ has spoken … how can there be any doubt?

Pork-Chop on November 1, 2012 at 7:03 PM

At least they admit they’ve just been campaigning the entire time instead of running the country.

DeathtotheSwiss on November 1, 2012 at 6:48 PM

Hah! That was my first thought too!

mrsmwp on November 1, 2012 at 7:04 PM

This is going to be the meme if Obama loses PA…

Romney’s heading to PA

Public polls continue to show President Obama sporting a modest but steady lead, but Republicans are boasting of internal numbers that show the race deadlocked. Obama’s campaign has ramped up its own ad buys in the state in recent days in response to the Republican offensive, but Democrats are set to be massively outspent on TV in the closing days.

MobileVideoEngineer on November 1, 2012 at 7:05 PM

I wish she would have made the bed to shave her mustache if Obama loses florida.

Oh Debbie.
Debbie, Debbie, Debbie

PLEASE tell me it ain’t so

WryTrvllr on November 1, 2012 at 7:05 PM

PLEASE make her go away never to be seen on the talk circuit again, when Wednesday rolls around! My brain cells just cannot take the pressure her voice and nonsense exert on them.

jaliranchr on November 1, 2012 at 7:05 PM

Can we get past this BS about the Democrats having a good ground game? The only thing they have is a paid ground game, which can to some extent make up for a lack of enthusiasm but can only go so far. The GOP has always depended on volunteers for their ground game, and when they’re properly motivated (by working for a cause instead of working for money), they can surpass anything the Dems throw at them.

Red Cloud on November 1, 2012 at 7:05 PM

This makes me feel better.

akaniku on November 1, 2012 at 6:51 PM
Since akaniku has essentially outed itself as a troll parody, it’s actually pretty funny.

MobileVideoEngineer on November 1, 2012 at 6:58 PM

If even if it’s the real thing, I’m liking it’s posts. Nothing funnier on the threads.

My money is on TP.

hawkdriver on November 1, 2012 at 7:05 PM

I live in Jax Florida and im telling you DWS has her head so far up the Toddler in Chiefs behind she cant see the writing on the wall. Obama is not going to win Florida ( unless hell freezes over or something equally unlikely happens) i have not seen anything pro obama in the entire city. so far all signs are pro R&R. most folks forget that florida is a heavily military state and they dont like Obama anymore than i do!

katee bayer on November 1, 2012 at 7:06 PM

I was flipping through the HA topics and looked at Deb’s pic on this thread.

I wondered why something looked familiar and realized they modeled the horses head for the Godfather movie after her.

arnold ziffel on November 1, 2012 at 7:07 PM

I think I figured out gummedbrain. He’s trying out for the DNC chairmanship.

NotCoach on November 1, 2012 at 7:07 PM

Just read that they were chanting “Hail Obama” and a rally with Mooch in Daytona today. They are some sick puppies.

BeachBum on November 1, 2012 at 7:08 PM

May Karen Harrington put this clown out to pasture on Tues!

hillsoftx on November 1, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Come on Florida! Please don’t be Flora Duh! That name is already taken!

22044 on November 1, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Taking her lead from David Axelrod, Debbie will shave her legs for the first time in 40 years if Romney wins Florida.

steebo77 on November 1, 2012 at 7:09 PM

I repeat:

Debbie Wasserman Schultz- a face as lovely as Grandpa’s old baseball mitt, a voice as mellifluous as a a toilet plunger in action, and tresses that bring to mind a crotchful of yeti pubes.

Moreover, she employs all the logic of a Dan Brown novel, exudes the tender human warmth of an alligator, and demonstrates all the ethics and honor one could expect to witness in the negotiations betwixt a gaggle of used-car salesmen conventioneers and a Vegas escort service.

M240H on November 1, 2012 at 7:10 PM

I’m sure that they’re going to go swimming in the kitchen sink at this point.

They are in NJ.

And waiting for gas.
And eating out of dumpsters.
And are sitting in the dark.
Waiting.

Ben Hur on November 1, 2012 at 7:10 PM

Debbie’s running and running and running, but she’s running in circles.

cheetah2 on November 1, 2012 at 7:11 PM

Talking point robot says what?

Grunt on November 1, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Taking her lead from David Axelrod, Debbie will shave her legs for the first time in 40 years if Romney wins Florida.

steebo77 on November 1, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Then she’ll take that hair and turn it into paper to print a $1000 bill and send it to the Red Cross.

MobileVideoEngineer on November 1, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Taking her lead from David Axelrod, Debbie will shave her legs for the first time in 40 years if Romney wins Florida.

steebo77 on November 1, 2012 at 7:09 PM

Shut the thread down this is the winner

Conservative4ev on November 1, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Dem donors may have a fraud case after this election. Seriously.

faraway on November 1, 2012 at 7:12 PM

Taking her lead from David Axelrod, Debbie will shave her legs for the first time in 40 years if Romney wins Florida.

steebo77 on November 1, 2012 at 7:09 PM

agree, winner

faraway on November 1, 2012 at 7:13 PM

Ewww. Winners are gross?!

22044 on November 1, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Just read that they were chanting “Hail Obama” and a rally with Mooch in Daytona today. They are some sick puppies.

BeachBum on November 1, 2012 at 7:08 PM

CREEPY!

gophergirl on November 1, 2012 at 7:14 PM

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


Wait a FLUKING minute!!!

Exactly when did FOX call the crimson tide in 2010 before Election Day???

PolAgnostic on November 1, 2012 at 7:15 PM

Since akaniku has essentially outed itself as a troll parody, it’s actually pretty funny.

MobileVideoEngineer on November 1, 2012 at 6:58 PM

Heh. No doubt. And actually a lot smarter than libtard4life. Aside from the occasional spelling error, fun to read.

Lanceman on November 1, 2012 at 7:16 PM

Well, if Debbie Blabbermouth Schultz predicts it, then you can take it to the bank. After all, she’s never wrong, right? Right?? //

TarheelBen on November 1, 2012 at 7:17 PM

OT: Sandy is dead, and 20,000 Americans in Hoboken are freezing and stranded

faraway on November 1, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Just read that they were chanting “Hail Obama” and a rally with Mooch in Daytona today. They are some sick puppies.

BeachBum on November 1, 2012 at 7:08 PM

CREEPY!

gophergirl on November 1, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Bethune/Cookman College. An ‘historically’ black college.

When Bush won 2000, they went there and found a gazillion blacks that said they weren’t allowed to vote after registering.

Lanceman on November 1, 2012 at 7:18 PM

Downer Debbie: “President Obama is going to win Florida. I am confident.”

That’s exactly what Pelosi said about retaining control of the house just before the 2010 election.

Democrats are stupid.

jaime on November 1, 2012 at 7:19 PM

Lol! Somebody put that ugly, wet poodle back in it’s cage! The Monotone Drone of this she-clown is just more than anyone should be made to bare. Whoever voted this fool, should really be arrested & charged for torturing normal people with her presence! When she speaks, it’s like she’s in a trance. What is up with that. This woman needs to be piss tested. Can someone give her some new talking points? This has to be getting tedious, even for the Dems.
Addendum on the fight Against Obama’s Jihadi media: http://paratisiusa.blogspot.com/2012/09/an-open-letter-to-those-who-should-know.html?spref=tw

God Bless America!

paratisi on November 1, 2012 at 7:20 PM

OT: Sandy is dead, and 20,000 Americans in Hoboken are freezing and stranded

faraway on November 1, 2012 at 7:17 PM

Thank you for the OT. Like Pavlov’s dog responding to the bell, liberals are posting & commenting on sites calling for “solutions” to stop AGW. They are sick.

22044 on November 1, 2012 at 7:20 PM

Heh. No doubt. And actually a lot smarter than libtard4life. Aside from the occasional spelling error, fun to read.

Lanceman on November 1, 2012 at 7:16 PM

But nobody’s smarter than LFOD. He told me himself!

22044 on November 1, 2012 at 7:21 PM

Debbie’s “whistling past the graveyard”.

Obviously, she’s unaware that it is the owner that whistles for the dog, and, she’s about to get owned.

M240H on November 1, 2012 at 7:21 PM

But Oblunders getting huuuuuuuge crowds.

MontanaMmmm on November 1, 2012 at 7:21 PM

Whatever you say mayonaise head, Whatever you say.

D-fusit on November 1, 2012 at 7:23 PM

o/t … good evening Mr. Johnston!

katee bayer on November 1, 2012 at 7:24 PM

This makes me feel better.

akaniku on November 1, 2012 at 6:51 PM

And that makes you an idiot!

SHARPTOOTH on November 1, 2012 at 7:25 PM

“I wish she would have made the bet to shave her mustache if Obama loses florida.

portlandon on November 1, 2012 at 6:54 PM”

Is that what she calls it…

… Eeeeeewwwwwwwwwwww!

Seven Percent Solution on November 1, 2012 at 7:26 PM

The Dustbin of History can’t come soon enough for this nightmare of a regime.

RedNewEnglander on November 1, 2012 at 7:27 PM

I’m sure someone has made this comparison before:

DWS looks like the progeny of Jar Jar Binks and a carp.

Thomas More on November 1, 2012 at 7:27 PM

Maybe when she brags about those two years of ground game, she means rigging all of the swing states machines to vote Obama, after ACTUALLY voting for Mitt.
Hmmmmm.

pambi on November 1, 2012 at 7:28 PM

Thank you for the OT. Like Pavlov’s dog responding to the bell, liberals are posting & commenting on sites calling for “solutions” to stop AGW. They are sick.

22044 on November 1, 2012 at 7:20 PM

I’m sure there are crickets over the people eating out of dumpsters.

gophergirl on November 1, 2012 at 7:28 PM

They’re going to be non compos when the race is called.
I hope, sincerely, they already have a supply of meds at the ready.

vityas on November 1, 2012 at 7:34 PM

Eh, hate raining on parades, but poll trends support her notion about as much as poll trends showing us winning Wisconsin. Now I help there is a tsunami (contrary the polls) and we win all the way through Michigan. But don’t take ANYTHING for granted. Vote you Floridians!

Crispian on November 1, 2012 at 7:34 PM

But nobody’s smarter than LFOD. He told me himself!

22044 on November 1, 2012 at 7:21 PM

Well, as far as leftists go, he is one of the most intelligent we’ve had here.

o/t … good evening Mr. Johnston!

katee bayer on November 1, 2012 at 7:24 PM

Who is Mr. Johnston, Katydid?

Lanceman on November 1, 2012 at 7:34 PM

Double chin up on that one………

crosshugger on November 1, 2012 at 7:34 PM

DWS looks like the progeny of Jar Jar Binks and a carp.

Thomas More on November 1, 2012 at 7:27 PM

How wude!

Lanceman on November 1, 2012 at 7:35 PM

Just read that they were chanting “Hail Obama” and a rally with Mooch in Daytona today. They are some sick puppies.

BeachBum on November 1, 2012 at 7:08 PM

CREEPY!

gophergirl on November 1, 2012 at 7:14 PM

Bethune/Cookman College. An ‘historically’ black college.

When Bush won 2000, they went there and found a gazillion blacks that said they weren’t allowed to vote after registering.

Lanceman on November 1, 2012 at 7:18 PM

Their team is the Wildcats, and “Hail Wildcats” is either a team yell or from a song.

It’s entirely believable that students were chanting “Hail Obama.” That doesn’t make it any less odd or creepy, but it does give credibility to what the reporter said.

INC on November 1, 2012 at 7:36 PM

When the drapes look that disgusting…you don’t want to see the carpet.

trs on November 1, 2012 at 7:36 PM

Compare and contrast..

Bush rescued 20,000 NOLA residents twice by now.

Obama has yet to rescue 20,000 Hoboken residents.

faraway on November 1, 2012 at 7:36 PM

And if Barry loses Fl, Debbie Washerwoman will shave her legs for the first time in 40 years.

bayview on November 1, 2012 at 7:38 PM

If she had a mustache, she could be David Axelrod, or Baghdad Bob…….

ultracon on November 1, 2012 at 7:38 PM

Who is Mr. Johnston, Katydid?

Lanceman on November 1, 2012 at 7:34 PM

sorry my love , im a craptastic typer and im not so hot on spelling most of the time. add to that that ive already taken my pain meds for the night and im a little light in the brain ! been super busy so ive been overworking. mwahaha but im loving the money just not the pain.

katee bayer on November 1, 2012 at 7:39 PM

After Romney wins, Debbie Cocker-Spaniel should deliver Obama’s victory speech.

Christien on November 1, 2012 at 7:40 PM

The Web ads for her campaign all over this site couldn’t have been cheap.

SoFlaCon on November 1, 2012 at 7:40 PM

Better than than the Sports Illustrated Curse!

Dippy “I no nossing” Whatsherschultz is a freaking MORON!

Hopey, in all of his 2008 Messiahdom. LOST Escambia 60-40 ! My lightning quick mind tells me thats a 20 pt loss Debbie !!!!! Your Hair Gel must be osmosin into your challenged brain….

And your ground game……say wha ?

These commies are so lucky they have Pravda on their side…….

FlaMurph on November 1, 2012 at 7:43 PM

I cannot wait for Nov 7th and since she did such a great job for the broke DNC we will probably never see this horrid woman again. I honestly do not know if she can tell the difference between the truth and lies anymore.

DanvilleMom on November 1, 2012 at 7:44 PM

After Romney wins, Debbie Cocker-Spaniel should deliver Obama’s victory speech.

Christien on November 1, 2012 at 7:40 PM

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

Lanceman on November 1, 2012 at 7:45 PM

Do you know how to tell if we are winning?

All the normal Dems are missing in action from the airwaves and blogs. Only the wacked-out loony toons radicals and trolls are humping Obama’s chicken.

faraway on November 1, 2012 at 7:47 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

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