Quotes of the day

posted at 10:17 pm on November 2, 2012 by Allahpundit

After more than a year of campaigning, endless political advertisements, two conventions and four debates, the presidential election is almost over. The big decision of 2012 will soon be in the hands of the voters. The choice Americans make will shape great things, historic things, and those will determine the most important and intimate aspects of every American life and every American family. All presidential elections matter. This one matters a great deal.

It matters to the senior who needs medical care but, thanks to ObamaCare, can’t find a doctor who is taking new Medicare patients. It matters to the men and women who once had good-paying jobs with benefits but now work part-time with no benefits just to put food on the table. It matters to the college student graduating this spring with a heavy load of debt and few opportunities to pay it back. It matters to the single mother who lives in fear of foreclosure as her employment prospects dwindle…

This requires a different direction, a change from the course of the past four years. It requires that we put aside the small and the petty, and demand the scale of change that we deserve: real change, big change. I pledge that my presidency will bring about that kind of change—confronting the problems that politicians have avoided for over a decade, revitalizing our competitive economy, modernizing our education system, restoring our founding principles.

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An Obama second term means that the movement toward European-style social democracy continues, in part by legislation, in part by executive decree. The American experiment — the more individualistic, energetic, innovative, risk-taking model of democratic governance — continues to recede, yielding to the supervised life of the entitlement state.

If Obama loses, however, his presidency becomes a historical parenthesis, a passing interlude of overreaching hyper-liberalism, rejected by a center-right country that is 80 percent nonliberal.

Should they summon the skill and dexterity, Mitt Romney and Paul Ryan could guide the country to the restoration of a more austere and modest government with more restrained entitlements and a more equitable and efficient tax code. Those achievements alone would mark a new trajectory — a return to what Reagan started three decades ago.

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Poll after poll, I generally see the same thing. Romney has an edge on the economy. That includes most of the state polls…

I do not know of an election where the electorate was so singularly focused on one set of issues, and the person trusted less on them nevertheless won…

Is it possible to win a presidential election while losing the independent vote? Sure. The independents basically split down the middle in 2000 and 2004, which left the outcome up to the relative strengths of the two party bases. But that is not what I see right now. Instead, I see a Romney margin among independents that ranges between 5 and 10 points. Prior to the 1980s, I could see the Democrats overcoming that, but not in 2012…

[T]his is a different approach than the poll mavens will offer. They are taking data at face value, running simulations off it, and generating probability estimates. That is not what this is, and it should not be interpreted as such. I am not willing to take polls at face value anymore. I am more interested in connecting the polls to history and the long-run structure of American politics, and when I do that I see a Romney victory.

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Early voting is the best indicator we have for base enthusiasm. The weeks of early voting that now precede Election Day are the best chance for Democrats to win elections. This is not a time when undecided or even many persuadable voters go to the polls, but instead partisans show their ardor.

The latest Pew study and a slew of others show that what had been a huge advantage for Obama has been erased and maybe even reversed…

Romney leads widely among the most passionate voters – 9 points in the most recent Politico/George Washington University survey of battleground state voters – and Republicans have managed to match Democrats when it comes to contacting voters directly.

Team Obama staked nearly as much on ground game superiority and getting out the vote as it did on the “kill Mitt” strategy. Again, the Blue Team did not deliver.

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Obama is in big trouble in Wisconsin. He is spending his last weekend in a state that last went Republican in the 1984 Reagan landslide.

Team Romney is going hard after Pennsylvania because both internal and public polling show significant movement toward Romney in recent days. Yesterday, Rep. Ryan and Sen. Marco Rubio drew large and enthusiastic crowds in Pennsylvania. On Sunday, Romney will hold a campaign rally in the Philadelphia suburbs. Who would have thought that Obama would spend the last days of the campaign defending a solidly blue state, while Romney makes a play for another one?

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So assume:

(a) Total PA turnout is up 3% over 2008. Philly County comprises 11.5% of total PA electorate (similar to 2004, less than 2008).

(b) Romney wins non-Philly county 54-46. (Slightly better than Bush ’04, who won 52.5 to 47.5)

Then:

Obama MUST net 433k votes out of Philly County to win. In 2008 he netted 478k votes. In 2004 Kerry netted 410k votes. In 2000 Gore netted 350k votes.

Tweak the assumptions to lower Philly turnout, increase non-Philly turnout, increase Romney share of non-Philly. And Keystone State goes red.

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Obama may need to do something Democrats have almost never done in the past nine decades: win a higher share of the vote in [Ohio] than he does nationally. Almost always, the GOP nominee has run stronger in Ohio than nationally. That’s not entirely surprising in a place that served as one of the birthplaces of the Republican Party and where two native sons, William McKinley and his legendary political strategist Mark Hanna, stamped the GOP’s modern identity as the pro-business party of small government in the realigning election of 1896.

Since 1924, the only Democratic presidential nominees who attracted a higher share of the popular vote in Ohio than nationally were Lyndon Johnson in 1964, Hubert Humphrey in 1968, George McGovern in 1972, and Kerry in 2004. And of those four, only Johnson (at 1.8 percentage points) improved on his national vote by more than 0.6 percentage points in Ohio. Since World War II, the Democratic presidential nominee has carried, on average, almost exactly 1 percentage point less of the popular vote in Ohio than he did nationally.

That’s obviously a challenging precedent for Obama, who is running at best even with Romney, if not trailing slightly, in most credible national surveys. Even Obama, while winning Ohio comfortably in 2008, drew 51.4 percent of the vote here, pointedly less than his 52.8 percent national showing. All of that suggests Obama would be defying history to take Ohio in an election where he wins the national popular vote by a hair, or tries to amass an Electoral College majority while losing the popular vote altogether. “Relying on Ohio is not where you want to be as a Democrat,” says Terry Nelson, the national field director in 2004 for George W. Bush, who clinched the presidency by defeating the Democratic nominee in Ohio by 118,000 votes after an epic investment from both sides. “I would not be sleeping well.”

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“The door to a brighter future is there, open, waiting for us. I need your vote, I need your help. Walk with me, walk together. Let us start anew.”


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gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:39 PM

…SHUT UP…!!!

KOOLAID2 on November 2, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Romney had better win.

If he doesn’t, things are going to get ugly so fast. The country is boiling.

cane_loader on November 2, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Or Bush in a flight suit.

urban elitist on November 2, 2012 at 10:39 PM

You losers are so funny.

cozmo on November 2, 2012 at 10:41 PM

As my teenagers would say, “Heck to the NO!!!”

mom29js on November 2, 2012 at 10:40 PM

Nothing on twitchy so they must be behaving themselves.

I’m watching the Duck Dynasty marathon – this show freaking cracks me up.

gophergirl on November 2, 2012 at 10:41 PM

He’s a reporter covering the rally. It’s funny to keep reading the 30,000 number that isn’t close to reality.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:39 PM

30,000 was the number given by the Fire Marshall. Again, how many were at Obama’s rally?

SAZMD on November 2, 2012 at 10:42 PM

My blood pressure has dropped delightfully since the first debate. I, too, wish to revel in anticipation of a sound victory for Romney on Tuesday. I would crawl over broken glass to vote for him.

And I was one of those people who earlier this year said I would NEVER vote for Romney. He’s sold me.

I BELIEVE, and boy, does it feel good.

disa on November 2, 2012 at 10:31 PM

Mine is still elevated. I so want this to be over so I can exhale and truly look forward to the next few years.

O/T: Great new ad for Romney by Home Depot founder on TNT.

Jvette on November 2, 2012 at 10:42 PM

http://www.thecollegefix.com/post/11902?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+thecollegefixfeed+%28The+College+Fix%29&utm_content=FeedBurner

Just pre-election gossip but an unnamed source puts Obama’s college GPA at 2.6. This seems consistent with his abilities. I had seen a report a long time ago that his SATs were < 1000.

I realize we'll probably never know, but I wish Donald Trummp had offered $5,000,000 to charity for Obama's SAT scores and had Sarah Palin put hers up for comparison. If Obama didn't release his scores, we'd know his were lower, which based on their relative abilities they almost certainly were.

It would be so delightful to see some objective confirmation that Sarah Palin is smarter than the leftist media's darling genius.

talkingpoints on November 2, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Just a question- (because it kind of took the edge off my excitement of the Ohio rally tonight). I saw Karl Rove on Hannity, and he wasn’t all that comforting. He said Romney would win, but narrowly. So did Charles Krauthammer. Any thoughts on them being so cautious?

BettyRuth on November 2, 2012 at 10:32 PM

Because they’re political professionals and not cheerleaders. And, to the extent that they’re cheerleaders, they don’t want people to get complacent.

Nice Morris column, too, though he’s suspect goods, as well.

urban elitist on November 2, 2012 at 10:42 PM

Hey clayboy….ESAD you POS

BeachBum on November 2, 2012 at 10:42 PM

urban elitist on November 2, 2012 at 10:39 PM

…YOU TOO…!!!

KOOLAID2 on November 2, 2012 at 10:42 PM

That guy was at the rally and was just reporting what he saw. Sorry if a realistic appraisal of the situation bothers you.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:38 PM

So he saw you leave…

Not surprised..

But America is truly moving forward..

With or without you.

Electrongod on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

That guy was at the rally and was just reporting what he saw. Sorry if a realistic appraisal of the situation bothers you.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:38 PM

you nervous, huh?? a 30,000 Romney crowd must give you cold chills down your spine, eh :-)…

jimver on November 2, 2012 at 10:41 PM

Too bad the crowd wasn’t even close to 30,000. It was a nice, solid crowd, but that’s to be expected on a Friday night.

Let’s see what Obama draws in Milwaukee tomorrow.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

He’s a reporter covering the rally. It’s funny to keep reading the 30,000 number that isn’t close to reality.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:39 PM

What would you know about reality? Have you seen the pics? Huge…Obama has to pay people to come to his rallies.

Terrye on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Football Story

gh on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Wriggle and writhe contemptible troll
straining and whining, you are so droll.
The hours grow short, this you know,
Your darling is lost, three days to go.

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

The local fire chief says it was close to 30k. Nice try play again.

wargamer6 on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Steve Peoples ‏@sppeoples
Steady stream of people leaving Romney rally in the middle of his speech. Maybe it’s the cold, but energy level low in Ohio. #2012

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:34 PM

It’s Ohio so it’s football friday night, moron.

RickB on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Friday night and only two trolls?

They know defeat is coming.

cozmo on November 2, 2012 at 10:44 PM

He’s a reporter covering the rally. It’s funny to keep reading the 30,000 number that isn’t close to reality.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Enjoy your weekend smegma, you will no like Tuesday.

arnold ziffel on November 2, 2012 at 10:44 PM

He’s a reporter covering the rally. It’s funny to keep reading the 30,000 number that isn’t close to reality.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:39 PM

I watched and you and Peoples are liars. How’s the weather in Chicago, Greg?

JPeterman on November 2, 2012 at 10:44 PM

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

…SHUT UP…!!!

KOOLAID2 on November 2, 2012 at 10:44 PM

Let’s see what Obama draws in Milwaukee tomorrow.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

Paid union workers by Chicago type thugs…

OmahaConservative on November 2, 2012 at 10:44 PM

gumbyandpokey on drugs on November 2, 2012 at 10:39 PM

John the Libertarian on November 2, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Too bad the crowd wasn’t even close to 30,000. It was a nice, solid crowd, but that’s to be expected on a Friday night.

Let’s see what Obama draws in Milwaukee tomorrow.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

He will draw what we all expect..

Drones

Electrongod on November 2, 2012 at 10:45 PM

BettyRuth on November 2, 2012 at 10:32 PM

I would give more credence to Barone. This is his forte. He co-authors this:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Almanac_of_American_Politics

The Almanac is broken down alphabetically by state, with each congressional district in each state profiled separately. The Almanac provides a large amount of information, including:

-Demographic information on each district, including income, racial distribution, and other statistics.
-Profiles of the Congressmen from each district as well as each state’s Senators, including voting record on key votes, advocacy group ratings, etc.; profiles of governors are also included.
-Individually written profiles of each district, commissioned for the Almanac.

Dr. K isn’t a numbers guy, and Rove just isn’t as good.

INC on November 2, 2012 at 10:45 PM

DROWNING ON DRY LAND – Buchanan

Obama and his troll supporters are going down. THREE DAYS TO GO.

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Just watched Anderson Cooper’s show. The visuals from Ohio and Staten Island were unintentionally brutal to Obama. So was the analysis by their guy on the ground in Ohio – “feels completely different than 2008″

forest on November 2, 2012 at 10:45 PM

Susquehanna PA: Romney 49%, Obama 45%

The Count on November 2, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Cincienquirer ‏@Cincienquirer
At 30K, according to WC fire chief, Romney Rally estimated largest campaign rally in US
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wargamer6 on November 2, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Romney will have some big thanks to offer Bob McDonnell, John Kasich, Scott Walker, Terry Branstad, Rick Scott, and a few others on Tuesday/Wednesday…..at least I hope.

I wonder who BroncoMomma will thank???? or blame?

ted c on November 2, 2012 at 10:46 PM

…is today going to be troll heaven?

KOOLAID2 on November 2, 2012 at 10:19 PM

If not..

I will be willing to fill in..

:)

Electrongod on November 2, 2012 at 10:20 PM

Me too. I hope I’m not a troll but I do like skeet shooting them.

arnold ziffel on November 2, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Too bad the crowd wasn’t even close to 30,000. It was a nice, solid crowd, but that’s to be expected on a Friday night.

Let’s see what Obama draws in Milwaukee tomorrow.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

man, that 30,000 romney crowd really got to you, didn’t it :-)…obama’s crowd tomorrow, meh, like the other day, 2,600 or so…

jimver on November 2, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Susquehanna PA: Romney 49%, Obama 45%

The Count on November 2, 2012 at 10:46 PM

gumby no likey.

cozmo on November 2, 2012 at 10:47 PM

“Catholics for Obama’ Denver Event Draws 45 People

“Biden Draws Small Crowds

Thousands Overflow Romney Speech in Wisconsin”

“Iowa Poll: Romney Leads Independents by Five

“CNN Ohio Poll: Romney Up 13 Among Election-Day Voters

All from Brietbart.

predator on November 2, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Me too. I hope I’m not a troll but I do like skeet shooting them.

arnold ziffel on November 2, 2012 at 10:46 PM

LOL..

You will do fine…

Electrongod on November 2, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Barry will have a rally in OH with Springsteen and Jay-Z on Monday. Wonder what kind of crowd will it draw? The last one in Cleveland, with BJ, Springsteen and Barry on 10/18, got only 3000 people.

bayview on November 2, 2012 at 10:31 PM

Whadya mean, that’s a damn good crowd for three has-beens.

TXUS on November 2, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Gumby, didn’t you challenge someone last night in an argument about the jobs report and say that if it came out under 7.8% the other guy would have to leave HA for good, but if it was over 7.8% you’d have to leave? Well…why are you still here?

mom29js on November 2, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Bart Starr in WI has endorsed Romney. That’s better than a Curt Schilling endorsement in MA.

ted c on November 2, 2012 at 10:47 PM

Fabulous graphic for your desktop!

http://ace.mu.nu/archives/334522.php

disa on November 2, 2012 at 10:48 PM

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Ah, the posterchild for yeast infection induced dementia.

AubieJon on November 2, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Steady stream of people leaving Romney rally in the middle of his speech. Maybe it’s the cold, but energy level low in Ohio. #2012

Gosh, they waited through 3 hours of security to see Romney and then decided to leave. They must have turned into Obama voters./

The Bucks County Romney rally opens doors at 2:30 with Romney to speak at 5:30. I think I’ll save my energy for the voting booth.

talkingpoints on November 2, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Obama desperately needs another stimulus bill because these trolls are nowhere 2008 quality. Back then, there were countless trolls. This time around, we have a couple trolls that are quite adorable in their feeble taunts. I tell them the same motto Obama uses, LEAN FORWARD TROLLS!

MrX on November 2, 2012 at 10:48 PM

He’s a reporter covering the rally. It’s funny to keep reading the 30,000 number that isn’t close to reality.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:39 PM

http://themetapicture.com/shut-up-just-for-once-shut-up/

davidk on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Cincienquirer ‏@Cincienquirer
At 30K, according to WC fire chief, Romney Rally estimated largest campaign rally in US
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wargamer6 on November 2, 2012 at 10:46 PM

gumby won’t like that..no siree.

Terrye on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Team Obama is passing out meal vouchers from McDonalds to attendees tomorrow! God, that is so humiliating!

BettyRuth on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

disa on November 2, 2012 at 10:48 PM

Heh! Awesome…

OmahaConservative on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Hello Jackie. Lovely tonight. No surprise.

KCB on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Team Obama is passing out meal vouchers from McDonalds to attendees tomorrow! God, that is so humiliating!

BettyRuth on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

You have got to be kidding.

gophergirl on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Win, lose, or recount, it’s been great fighting along with all y’all.

Let’s roll.

Christien on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Let’s see what Obama draws in Milwaukee tomorrow.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:43 PM

are you going to drive a van with Somalis, make his crowd look less meager muahahaha….

jimver on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

bluefox on November 2, 2012 at 10:32 PM
Yes, indeed.

Terrye on November 2, 2012 at 10:35 PM

I have the Republican slate and have to go over it with several of them first to make sure they know how to vote, LOL

bluefox on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Team Obama is passing out meal vouchers from McDonalds to attendees tomorrow! God, that is so humiliating!

BettyRuth on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

And then he will drag out that old rocker Springsteen and they will lead the crowd in a stirring rendition of gimme gimme gimme I want free stuff.

Terrye on November 2, 2012 at 10:50 PM

KCB on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Good evening, Ken. Very nice to see you tonight. You’re very kind, thank you.:)

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 10:50 PM

“Catholics for Obama’ Denver Event Draws 45 People”

45 Catholics are voting for Obama? Why?

talkingpoints on November 2, 2012 at 10:50 PM

Susquehanna PA: Romney 49%, Obama 45%

The Count on November 2, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Hahahaha! Just like McCain in ’08!

forest on November 2, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Team Obama is passing out meal vouchers from McDonalds to attendees tomorrow! God, that is so humiliating!

BettyRuth on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

no way !

jimver on November 2, 2012 at 10:51 PM

I have the Republican slate and have to go over it with several of them first to make sure they know how to vote, LOL

bluefox on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Good.

Terrye on November 2, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Team Obama is passing out meal vouchers from McDonalds to attendees tomorrow! God, that is so humiliating!

BettyRuth on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

You have got to be kidding.

gophergirl on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

All to promote artery clogging, so they can take advantage of their 0bamacare…

OmahaConservative on November 2, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Team Obama is passing out meal vouchers from McDonalds to attendees tomorrow! God, that is so humiliating!

BettyRuth on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

That’ll be quite a let down for those who were expecting free phones.

talkingpoints on November 2, 2012 at 10:51 PM

davidk on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

LOL

gh on November 2, 2012 at 10:51 PM

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 10:50 PM

Just calling it like I see it.

KCB on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

INC on November 2, 2012 at 10:45 PM

I don’t know you read Barone regularly — his column is in the free paper I pick up at the Metro every morning. I always though he was a good, neutral observer — I’ve had jobs where I kept the Almanac on my desk — but he is a fairly shamelessly right wing guy, like to the right of Krauthammer and Will, absolutely not an objective observer.

urban elitist on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

Dick Morris?

-100

Del Dolemonte on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

And I was one of those people who earlier this year said I would NEVER vote for Romney. He’s sold me.

I BELIEVE, and boy, does it feel good.

disa on November 2, 2012 at 10:31 PM

I hear what your saying but I kind of consider him a parachute. Where we land remains to be seen.

However, right now getting someone back to the hood and off my property is my goal.

arnold ziffel on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

He’s a reporter covering the rally. It’s funny to keep reading the 30,000 number that isn’t close to reality.

gumbyandpokey on November 2, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Enjoy your weekend smegma, you will no like Tuesday.

arnold ziffel on November 2, 2012 at 10:44 PM

I looked it up on Wikipedia.

Smegma (Greek smēgma, “soap”[1]) is a combination of exfoliated (shed) epithelial cells, transudated skin oils, and moisture. It occurs in both female and male mammalian genitalia.

Funny, arnold. Very funny. And true.

jaime on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

Bart Starr in WI has endorsed Romney. That’s better than a Curt Schilling endorsement in MA.

ted c on November 2, 2012 at 10:47 PM

He must be a Bears fan!

/Marsha

Christien on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

Picture of the Ohio crowd.

predator on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

KCB on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

:)

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 10:53 PM

davidk on November 2, 2012 at 10:51 PM

Saw that story (and the trench one) this afternoon.

gh on November 2, 2012 at 10:53 PM

but he is a fairly shamelessly right wing guy, like to the right of Krauthammer and Will, absolutely not an objective observer.

urban elitist on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

and who would be an “objective observer” in your view?

arnold ziffel on November 2, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Gumby, didn’t you challenge someone last night in an argument about the jobs report and say that if it came out under 7.8% the other guy would have to leave HA for good, but if it was over 7.8% you’d have to leave? Well…why are you still here?

mom29js on November 2, 2012 at 10:47 PM

That is a damn good question.

Terrye on November 2, 2012 at 10:54 PM

LIMA, Ohio–Speaking to reporters here on Friday after a full day of passionate campaign speeches from President Barack Obama, senior adviser David Axelrod said that Obama’s enthusiasm “is coming from his loins.

“I’ve never seen him more exhilarated than he is right now. He believes in what he’s doing. He believes in what he’s fighting for. You can see in the speech that he’s delivering that this is coming from his loins. I just wanted to say loins,” Axelrod added with a smile. “I wanted to see if I can get loins in the story.”

Decency will return on Tuesday. The land needs a national coloscopy.

Schadenfreude on November 2, 2012 at 10:54 PM

45 Catholics are voting for Obama? Why?

talkingpoints on November 2, 2012 at 10:50 PM

They’re all named Kennedy?

predator on November 2, 2012 at 10:54 PM

cnn has an OH poll with O at 50 and R at 47. they claim that this is the same as other ‘non-automated’ polling. And the lefties in their comment H8 romney…despise the man

ok, so here’s my question..if R wins OH then these leftists/trolls/media types will shriek about Rs stealing the election. so that’s their plan?

they did this in 2004. My prediction is that barry will not concede until after the recount of OH and maybe others. They will take the MN experience and go to OH with it.

i hope R wins big in OH…beyond the stealing range…much beyond

and honestly, if PA with coal and fracking votes for barry…i mean jeez people…it should be 65-35 in non-philly

r keller on November 2, 2012 at 10:54 PM

urban elitist on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

paid obama campaign liberal

jaime on November 2, 2012 at 10:54 PM

urban elitist on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

Drinking?

hawkdriver on November 2, 2012 at 10:54 PM

Schadenfreude on November 2, 2012 at 10:54 PM

lol! Very good… and so true. :)

thatsafactjack on November 2, 2012 at 10:54 PM

absolutely not an objective observer.

urban elitist on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

K A B O O M ! ! ! !

KOOLAID2 on November 2, 2012 at 10:55 PM

I saw the Ohio rally on CSpan, they will be replaying it in its entirety later this evening. It was HUGE and Mitt was fantastic as was Ryan!! They loved that he went to school “just up Route 290″ The rope line afterwards was unbelieveably packed. So cool and so exciting!!

txmomof6 on November 2, 2012 at 10:55 PM

The GOPe will betray you..:)

Dire Straits on November 2, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Picture of the Ohio crowd.

predator on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

And somewhere out there…

Is Gumby givin’ the bird…

Electrongod on November 2, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Enjoy your weekend smegma, you will no like Tuesday.

arnold ziffel on November 2, 2012 at 10:44 PM

I looked it up on Wikipedia.

Smegma (Greek smēgma, “soap”[1]) is a combination of exfoliated (shed) epithelial cells, transudated skin oils, and moisture. It occurs in both female and male mammalian genitalia.

Funny, arnold. Very funny. And true.

jaime on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

And don’t forget the word Smeg…

It’s Cold Outside…

Del Dolemonte on November 2, 2012 at 10:55 PM

Schadenfreude on November 2, 2012 at 10:54 PM

This sounds like a frat house bet.

KCB on November 2, 2012 at 10:55 PM

He must be a Bears fan!

/Marsha

Christien on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

and maybe a Cubs fan too!
/Obama.

ted c on November 2, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Picture of the Ohio crowd.

predator on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

BS, that is from a concert last year.
gummeandpokeme on November 2, 2012 at eleventy

arnold ziffel on November 2, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Obama’s running two ads now:
One attacks Romney for proposing to overturn Roe v Wade
One is pimping Colin Powell’s endorsement.

I’m thinking that these are nothingburger ads at this point, but I’m interested in y’all’s thoughts.

22044 on November 2, 2012 at 10:56 PM

urban elitist on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

Drinking?

hawkdriver on November 2, 2012 at 10:54 PM

By Tuesday this one will be into hard drugs or battery acid.

cozmo on November 2, 2012 at 10:56 PM

Picture of the Ohio crowd.

predator on November 2, 2012 at 10:52 PM

whoa, amazing, enough to send gumby into withdrawal…I think he’s got spaspmodic at the sight of that…

jimver on November 2, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Romney ahead of Obama in Pennsylvania by Four

http://goperiepa.com/archives/4499/

Conservative4ev on November 2, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Romney will have some big thanks to offer Bob McDonnell, John Kasich, Scott Walker, Terry Branstad, Rick Scott, and a few others on Tuesday/Wednesday…..at least I hope.

I wonder who BroncoMomma will thank???? or blame?

ted c on November 2, 2012 at 10:46 PM

Some of them will make awesome cabinet members…..

redguy on November 2, 2012 at 10:57 PM

What’s the frequency?

thebrokenrattle on November 2, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Simple Harmonic Motion fool. You don’t know the context

kenny on November 2, 2012 at 10:57 PM

The GOPe will betray you..:)

Dire Straits on November 2, 2012 at 10:55 PM

I don’t trust Hillary…

Nor should the Military..

Electrongod on November 2, 2012 at 10:57 PM

and who would be an “objective observer” in your view?

arnold ziffel on November 2, 2012 at 10:53 PM

Ed Schultz, Rachel Maddow…Charles Blow…you know all those honest journalist.

HumpBot Salvation on November 2, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Win a higher share of Ohio is what the vote fraud machines are there for. The amount of wrongly tabulated votes is astounding and all, by an unimaginable coincidence are for Benedict Obama! Imagine that! i will say it again! Every election the Democrat Vote Fraud gets worse, because the Repubs do nothing about it! They are bringing this on themselves and watching the theft of votes and doing nothing about it! Do we really have to become a “Pitchforks and Torches” society again for these clowns to get the message? Do we have to turn into a Muslim Mob to get these Idiots attention and get them to do their jobs?
Addendum on the fight against the Obama Enemy media: http://paratisiusa.blogspot.com/2012/09/an-open-letter-to-those-who-should-know.html?spref=tw

God Bless America!

paratisi on November 2, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Drinking?

hawkdriver on November 2, 2012 at 10:54 PM

damn straight brother!

do you know that Shiner Bock tastes awesome from the can but “Feh” from the longneck?

ted c on November 2, 2012 at 10:57 PM

Team Obama is passing out meal vouchers from McDonalds to attendees tomorrow! God, that is so humiliating!

BettyRuth on November 2, 2012 at 10:49 PM

Next up? Why not lottery tickets? But he’d rather feed the “folks” for a day, I’m sure, than give them a chance to feed themselves for the rest of their days. Obamanomics.

TXUS on November 2, 2012 at 10:57 PM

So, Who are you guys voting for?

KCB on November 2, 2012 at 10:58 PM

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