10 pm: Iowa, Nevada, & the West

posted at 9:31 pm on November 6, 2012 by Ed Morrissey

If you’ve gotten this far without either popping champagne corks or cerebral arteries, the toughest of the two major swing states are next up for us.  Iowa has been too close to call through a number of polls, but Nevada’s been leaning toward Obama — even though the population contains a significant Mormon vote that should swing to Romney.  With any luck, Romney ends up not needing either state; if he does, this might be a tough night.

For Iowa, you can get updates on voting results from Twitter by following the Secretary of State’s account.  Otherwise, you can brave slow load times by going directly to the results page on their website.  In Nevada, they don’t have a Secretary of State — they have the Cashier’s Window.  Just kidding! Nevada’s SoS has a very nice web page set up to display the data as well as map the results as they come in.

Update, 9:56 ET: Nothing much to report on my section of the country, but Iowa closes in a few minutes.  The paths for a Romney win have all been eliminated except FL-NC-VA-OH and either Colorado or Iowa.  This thread may not make too much difference overall, but Iowa might still be important.

Update: An interesting point:

With so much voter dissatisfaction, it’s interesting that we’re on the cusp of keeping the status quo in the House, Senate, and White House.

Update: Not sure what this means:

Doesn’t sound as though CBS wants to make a call, but Iowa only has 11% of precincts reporting.

Update: Minnesota isn’t on my beat, ironically, but it’s worth mentioning that the early returns show both the voter-ID and traditional marriage constitutional amendments trailing, with about 41% Yes for each.

Update: The New York Post has a cheerier take:

Arizona has a key Senate race, but I expect Jeff Flake to win that pretty easily, too.

Update: Colorado is also not my beat, but this isn’t good news:

Harsanyi’s there on the ground.

Update, 11:04 ET: Pacific & Mountain Time calls for Romney: ID, MT, WY, UT, AZ.  For Obama: WA, CA.  Still not called: NV, OR.

Update: Jim Geraghty works out the numbers and discovers that elections aren’t exactly efficient:

Imagine what it would cost to flip California!

Update: CBS calls Iowa for Obama:

That’s been trending all hour, so it’s no surprise — but with Fox calling Ohio for Obama, it’s not very important.

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Looks like Marco Rubio is in the lead for 2016.

Punchenko on November 6, 2012 at 10:20 PM

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A lamb for the FIRST WOMAN PRESIDENT Shillary slaughter.

FlaMurph on November 6, 2012 at 10:25 PM

Free health care!

Galtian on November 6, 2012 at 10:19 PM

I ditch my HSA at first opportunity and look for a government freebie or close to it as soon as possible.

rickyricardo on November 6, 2012 at 10:25 PM

Romney is not to blame if this goes south. Romney and Ryan ran on sound conservative principles. Love of Country and personal responsibility.

When you have people who think they “deserve” things and think that people who are successful “owe” them something and wrap up those feelings in a class warfare package that is black. It’s just hard to combat that.

Of course this may also be considered “in the end of days evil will be considered good and good will be considered evil”.

gophergirl on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

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Oklahoma voters approve ballot measure wiping out affirmative action programs in state government – @AP

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Republican Mike Pence wins governor race in Indiana – @AP

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@gov tweeted:
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canopfor on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Dick Morris would have been a better consultant for Mitt than clairvoyant.

IlikedAUH2O on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

A point that Barone just made on FBN. Americans overwhelmingly say that they loath the government we have and yet appear to voting to keep all the same a$$holes in office. We get the government we deserve.

MJBrutus on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

i’m so sick to my stomach. i really have to either move out of this freakin state or do the old “can’t beat ‘em, join ‘em” — quit my job and collect from all the “rich white folk”.

I truly HATE this state!! Elizabeth Warren, are you kidding me?? bunch of loser MASSHOLES.

I’m really starting to think this whole thing is rigged. :(

UGH!!! we’re talking “howard dean” style “aaarr–ugh” going on here – actually scaring the kids now.. :)

czarcasm on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

there goes the supreme court if obama pulls it out

cmsinaz on November 6, 2012 at 10:17 PM

You noticed that too…?

/

(i can only jest at this point…)

Seven Percent Solution on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Next…the GOP has to grow up…and learn how to run a Business.

a business needs to attract and train good people. They must be able to have products for various customers needs

akin, murdock, et al. show that they are failing. Lugar shows that they are failing…as does Castle

a business can NOT survive with idiots like akin..ill-trained amateur listening to voices in his head. They need to screen the job applicants. Train those that have promise.

this is a business guys..grow up

r keller on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

ROVE: In Ohio, big numbers still out from Republican Hamilton County.

TarheelBen on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 PM

Too many things of biblical proportions are involved in this election to say that it is anything else but God bringing judgment on a nation that has elevated pleasure above the sanctity of life and self indulgence over love of people and country. Something spiritual is blinding the eyes of so many millions of people to ignore what this president has done regarding Libya; the economy, sanctity of life, radical Islam and so much more. Hurricane Sandy gave the Won a boost on the backs of the media meanwhile millions of fellow Americans are deprived of basic life needs & suffer in the very states (NJ & NY) that help put this joker back in power. What’s wrong with this picture?

wepeople on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 PM

I have never understood why we just can’t wait to count the votes and then announce the winner. All this “projection” is fuzzy math. They can project a winner with less than 10% of the vote counted?!!!

JannyMc on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 PM

yawwwwn…..deja vu…….another disappointing election night with a RINO gop nominee.

At least we have Jeb 2016!!!!

Don’t laugh, he’s guaranteed to run. Him and Tom Huntsman and the rest will be telling us, essentially, that we need to run a candidate more like Mitt Romney.

HitNRun on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 PM

got a throbbing headache, need to take a break

cmsinaz on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 PM

The fact that Jesse Jackson Jr. won re-election from the Mayo clinic says everything you need to know about the electorate.

Rockshine on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 PM

Believe this or not, my heart grieves for all of my lib friends, as they may ALSO suffer the results of one more Obama regime.
Seriously.

pambi on November 6, 2012 at 10:21 PM

Not me. The way they’ve talked about us? I hope they suffer worse than we do.

Alana on November 6, 2012 at 10:24 PM

They will. They won’t know what to do when that teat gets ripped out of their maws.

kim roy on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 PM

Of course this may also be considered “in the end of days evil will be considered good and good will be considered evil”.

gophergirl on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

We should limit voting to saints.

IlikedAUH2O on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 PM

four more years, baby

sesquipedalian on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 PM

We have immigrated ourselves out of capitalism and into a mixed economy. I do not begrudge blacks voting for a black man. I don’t begrudege hispanics voting for the candidate that is for amnesty. But the reality is they are NOT voting for race. They are voting for Obama because they want free stuff. We have reached critical mass of low lifes. They are disporportionately racial minorities and low info welfare single mothers. This is not Romney’s fault, who was a great candidate. We are demographically screwed.

Ted Torgerson on November 6, 2012 at 10:28 PM

Its not over until its over… and its not over…

Khun Joe on November 6, 2012 at 10:28 PM

Obama now up 50k in Florida. Still some panhandle votes left to count in Santa Rosa county, but not looking as good as earlier in the night. If Florida goes Obama, that’s ballgame.

AngusMc on November 6, 2012 at 10:28 PM

Hey Dante , Beck is a prophet

Rio Linda Refugee on November 6, 2012 at 10:28 PM

@abc7newsBayArea tweeted:
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#BREAKING: @ABC News projects Obama will win New Mexico. #Election2012 #YourVote

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canopfor on November 6, 2012 at 10:28 PM

Romney is not to blame if this goes south. Romney and Ryan ran on sound conservative principles. Love of Country and personal responsibility.

gophergirl on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

LOL. Romney of Romneycare??? Paul Ryan who voted for TARP, the bailouts, Medicare Part D, and raising the debt ceiling???

Open your eyes. Jingoism doesn’t cut it.

Dante on November 6, 2012 at 10:29 PM

We should limit voting to saints.

IlikedAUH2O on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 PM

Yeah cause that’s what I was saying.

gophergirl on November 6, 2012 at 10:29 PM

CMSINAZ!

Of course you realize Schmoe Scarborough for President begins tomorrow morning.

;-)

Night. Hope your family/support system is as strong as mine is. It’s times like this you realize FAMILY.

Marcus on November 6, 2012 at 10:29 PM

A point that Barone just made on FBN. Americans overwhelmingly say that they loath the government we have and yet appear to voting to keep all the same a$$holes in office. We get the government we deserve.
MJBrutus on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Half the people (or maybe more than half the people) hate the government because it’s not giving them enough free stuff.

logis on November 6, 2012 at 10:29 PM

Andrew Kaczynski ‏@BuzzFeedAndrew

CBS projects that Tim Kaine (D) wins Virginia Senate seat.: http://cbsn.ws/U7Wygv

canopfor on November 6, 2012 at 10:29 PM

not over.

blatantblue on November 6, 2012 at 10:29 PM

What about Scott Brown?

bw222 on November 6, 2012 at 10:25 PM

Fauxcahontas margin of victory was taking down Scott Brown by association with Akin and Mourdock.

Maybe Romney too.

cool breeze on November 6, 2012 at 10:29 PM

I haven’t given up yet. This is the best Republican ticket in a generation.

John the Libertarian on November 6, 2012 at 10:30 PM

Romney is not to blame if this goes south. Romney and Ryan ran on sound conservative principles. Love of Country and personal responsibility.

When you have people who think they “deserve” things and think that people who are successful “owe” them something and wrap up those feelings in a class warfare package that is black. It’s just hard to combat that.

Of course this may also be considered “in the end of days evil will be considered good and good will be considered evil”.

gophergirl on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

This. We have an ‘Americans’ problem. Not a Romney Ryan problem. Sucks though, if RR were the problem it would be much easier to fix.

levi on November 6, 2012 at 10:30 PM

a business can NOT survive with idiots like akin..ill-trained amateur listening to voices in his head. They need to screen the job applicants. Train those that have promise.

this is a business guys..grow up

r keller on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Right Mitt losses this just like the last five Establishment Republicans have lost.

Your answer.

More Establishment Republicans. While dissing actual Conservative Republicans Establishment Republicans destroyed.

Steveangell on November 6, 2012 at 10:30 PM

Romney is not to blame if this goes south. Romney and Ryan ran on sound conservative principles. Love of Country and personal responsibility.
[snip]
gophergirl on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

It’s their campaign so they are responsible It’s that simple.

Anyhow, still hope for a few more hours …

gh on November 6, 2012 at 10:30 PM

A point that Barone just made on FBN. Americans overwhelmingly say that they loath the government we have and yet appear to voting to keep all the same a$$holes in office. We get the government we deserve.

MJBrutus on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Problem is a majority of American’s voted against this idiot.

gophergirl on November 6, 2012 at 10:30 PM

Remember what happened in 2000, folks.

Remember what happened in 2004, folks.

John the Libertarian on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 PM

got a throbbing headache, need to take a break

cmsinaz on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 PM

cmsinaz:I don’t blame ya:)

canopfor on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 PM

Pasta with Pumpkin-Sage Cream Sauce

Sounds good.

lorien1973 on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 PM

TDo you think these two quotes becoming national news stories helped or hurt Romney?

WisCon on November 6, 2012 at 10:19 PM

Elizabeth Warren: I’m a native American
Jesse Jackson Jr: I want to kill myself and have not worked in the last 6 months..

Do you think these two actions becoming national news stories helped or hurt Obama? (or their changes of being elected?)

Do you think Obama’s actions in Benghazi helped or hurt his chances for re-election?

We’re not dealing with a rational electorate here. It’s not a matter of “if if if they just said smrt things like the democrats did, we’d be winners now”, we’re being consumed by a socialist populace that is all too happy to vote themselves money from the public trough to live a life of luxury with Obama Phones(tm) because, hey…money grows on trees.
The problem wasn’t that they supported pro-life ideologies… their problem was that they also had the audacity to tell people to stand up and take responsibility for their own lives.
Take a look at Obama for example, who was anti-gay marriage…
How’d that help his chances of getting elected the first time?

Skywise on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 PM

The Presidential race is still too close to call, but so far all the tight Senate races are breaking Dem. Ugh.

AngusMc on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 PM

John the Libertarian on November 6, 2012 at 10:30 PM

It is certainly the best equipped to govern. I’m starting to accept that we may never see that happen and it’s a crying shame.

MJBrutus on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 PM

Or pan seared duck with pomegranate sauce, with a side of rice pilaf and perfectly steamed broccoli.

lorien1973 on November 6, 2012 at 10:32 PM

If Mitt doesn’t pull this out, my only regret about his campaign is his failure to go after Benghazi hard. He could have forced the media and Obama to talk about it.

TarheelBen on November 6, 2012 at 10:32 PM

not over.

blatantblue on November 6, 2012 at 10:29 PM

blantantblue:Yup:)

canopfor on November 6, 2012 at 10:32 PM

Half the people (or maybe more than half the people) hate the government because it’s not giving them enough free stuff.

logis on November 6, 2012 at 10:29 PM

What about the ones who hate it because it infringes upon our liberties and signs into being the Patriot Act, the DHS, the TSA, etc.?

Dante on November 6, 2012 at 10:32 PM

michael barone sure is a genius.

sesquipedalian on November 6, 2012 at 10:32 PM

Better yet, seared duck breast with balsamic pears and steamed asparagus.

lorien1973 on November 6, 2012 at 10:33 PM

I figured it out. We threw the presidency (accidentally) because the Red states are in fact preparing to leave the union.

nobar on November 6, 2012 at 10:33 PM

TarheelBen on November 6, 2012 at 10:32 PM

I think you’re right about that. Benghazi was a crime of Nixonian proportion and the issue was not forced.

MJBrutus on November 6, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Romney is not to blame if this goes south. Romney and Ryan ran on sound conservative principles. Love of Country and personal responsibility.

gophergirl on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Agreed. We can sit here and complain about Mitt’s past positions, but dude ran on a conservative platform. He picked Paul Ryan as his running mate. He knocked it out of the park in the debates, in fundraising, and on the campaign trail.

It’s obviously not over yet, but if Obama wins this(even in a squeaker), what truly depresses me is not so much the loss, but how incomprehensible it is. Is the nation really this fargone? That an incumbent President with this bad of a record and no concrete 2nd term agenda to even run on can really get rewarded with 4 more years?

I hope before the end of the night that I’m proven wrong. Otherwise we really may be beyond the point of no return.

Doughboy on November 6, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Next…the GOP has to grow up…and learn how to run a Business.

a business needs to attract and train good people. They must be able to have products for various customers needs

akin, murdock, et al. show that they are failing. Lugar shows that they are failing…as does Castle

a business can NOT survive with idiots like akin..ill-trained amateur listening to voices in his head. They need to screen the job applicants. Train those that have promise.

this is a business guys..grow up

r keller on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Elizabeth Warren… Jesse Jackson Jr… Joe Biden…

I’m sorry, what was your point again?

Skywise on November 6, 2012 at 10:33 PM

The GOP blew it, when they didn’t work on immigration when George Bush was president.

rubberneck on November 6, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Perhaps Mustard-Crusted Lamb with spicy Dijon mustard and lightly bitter broccoli rabe.

lorien1973 on November 6, 2012 at 10:33 PM

Horrible night, incumbency aside for Obama.

We might have even lost the House had Romney not had such terrific debate performances.

The nation is changing, and we are going to Hell.

matthew8787 on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

Worst president in American history likely re-elected. That’s just outstanding.

NoDonkey on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

MJBrutus on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 PM

Don’t give up. I remember calling my folks at midnight on the West Coast to tell them Gore had not in fact won.

John the Libertarian on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

Of course this may also be considered “in the end of days evil will be considered good and good will be considered evil”.

gophergirl on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

That’s funny, I had the same thought this evening…

ccrosby on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

Tea Party Republican Scott Walker won Wisconsin big.

Mitt Romney lost it big.

How is that not Romney’s fault?

Steveangell on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

Massive TrueCon victory! Dems taking MO IN ME along with NV DE and CO in 2010. They must be praying for a Obama victory. See – reverse Clowin-Piven strategy. Let the whole system collapse. Then all of the sheeple will come crawling back, begging for the foolishly rejected TrueCon wisdom.

Biden/Pelosi in 2016!! The TrueCon dream ticket.

deadman on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

LOL. Romney of Romneycare??? Paul Ryan who voted for TARP, the bailouts, Medicare Part D, and raising the debt ceiling???

Open your eyes. Jingoism doesn’t cut it.

Dante on November 6, 2012 at 10:29 PM

I get what you’re saying and I would have rallied hard around Gary Johnson as the Rep. nominee, but I think he would have lost just as badly or worse. I could right a long post about our changing culture or I could just say it this way: People want free sh*t.

And damn the media to hell.

levi on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

For dessert, could make a chocolate-walnut crust filled with creamy, ultra tangerine filling.

lorien1973 on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

They’re just waiting until 8 PST to call it.

Lou Budvis on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

Federalism and a restoration of the 10th Amendment is our only salvation should Obama prevail. Federalism is OUR firewall against the predations of the federal government and its parasite class.

Charlemagne on November 6, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Remember what happened in 2000, folks.

Remember what happened in 2004, folks.

John the Libertarian on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 PM

Peggy Noonan is agreeing with you on Fox.

JPeterman on November 6, 2012 at 10:35 PM

That stupid bit** is partly to blame. It’s bad enough the media in the tank for the left, we don’t need to help them by offering up idiots like Palin for them to beat with a drum.

kit9 on November 6, 2012 at 10:15 PM

csdeven? Is that you?

Aitch748 on November 6, 2012 at 10:35 PM

OLD HAS BEEN HAG ALERT…

OmahaConservative on November 6, 2012 at 10:35 PM

The current electoral count stands at Barack Obama with 163 and Mitt Romney with 163.

canopfor on November 6, 2012 at 10:35 PM

rubberneck on November 6, 2012 at 10:33 PM

My political guy said that W won us two POTUS elections and would cost us four.

And he is as right wing as most of you.

IlikedAUH2O on November 6, 2012 at 10:35 PM

The fact that Jesse Jackson Jr. won re-election from the Mayo clinic says everything you need to know about the electorate.

Rockshine on November 6, 2012 at 10:27 PM

Not to mention the fake Indian. Wow, unbelievable.

tbear44 on November 6, 2012 at 10:35 PM

This is no way reflects what I SAW today.

wolly4321 on November 6, 2012 at 10:35 PM

Remember what happened in 2000, folks.

Remember what happened in 2004, folks.

John the Libertarian on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 PM

+1.

Surprised at the defeatism. I guess everybody bought into the Barone-Wills-Rove landslide storyline, and expected a walkover.

Sorry gents, but we’ve got a football game on our hands.

This is starting to remind me of 2000.

Dreadnought on November 6, 2012 at 10:36 PM

John the Libertarian on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

Thanks. I haven’t yet. I’m just trying to brace myself as the odds appear to grow against us.

MJBrutus on November 6, 2012 at 10:36 PM

Vice presidential candidate, US Rep. Paul Ryan wins re-election in Wisconsin – @nytimes

1 min ago from elections.nytimes.com by editor

canopfor on November 6, 2012 at 10:36 PM

Is the nation really this fargone?

Doughboy on November 6, 2012 at 10:33 PM

If Obama wins, and I’m not saying this will happen by any stretch of the imagination, but IF he wins, then we have become a nation of narcissists.

John the Libertarian on November 6, 2012 at 10:36 PM

so many deluded comments in recent weeks here. all bookmarked, of course.

sesquipedalian on November 6, 2012 at 10:36 PM

I ditch my HSA at first opportunity and look for a government freebie or close to it as soon as possible.

rickyricardo on November 6, 2012 at 10:25 PM

Thank me for paying for your responsibly.

Oh…you can thank my neighbor too..

Douche.

Electrongod on November 6, 2012 at 10:36 PM

The Presidential race is still too close to call, but so far all the tight Senate races are breaking Dem. Ugh.

AngusMc on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 PM

Seems like some of the problems we had in 2010 are rearing their heads again. Exceptionally weak Senate candidates in a lot of races, both Establishment (Thompson) and Tea Party (Mourdock) alike.

It’s not over yet, but even if we win, we’re going to have to answer some hard questions tomorrow. This wasn’t like 2008 where people put on their “brave faces” – most people on our side were really hopeful for a Romney blowout. Was it just the hurricane? At first blush he doesn’t seem to have run a really weak campaign like McCain.

Doomberg on November 6, 2012 at 10:36 PM

Romney is not to blame if this goes south. Romney and Ryan ran on sound conservative principles. Love of Country and personal responsibility.

gophergirl on November 6, 2012 at 10:26 PM

Not “to blame” in the sense of his campaign, but certainly to blame for being Mitt Romney.

Obamacare is being ratified tonight, it’s the most significant legislation in generations and most unpopular legislation maybe in American history. And the Republican campaign, nor anyone else, has breathed one word about it in 7 months. They just couldn’t. Their nominee is Mitt Romney. He invented Obamacare.

That’s not to say they should have nominated someone else from the clown car. Santorum would have gotten…well, look what happened to Akin and Mourdoch. And the rest of them were on a book tour.

The point is, they needed a deeper bench. Mitt Romney is running a replay of Bob Dole, Bush Sr, Ford, and Dukakis and Kerry for good measure. He played defense well because he had no other choice, but that’s no substitute for a good offense.

HitNRun on November 6, 2012 at 10:36 PM

John the Libertarian on November 6, 2012 at 10:31 PM

Thanks, John. thank you.

Who is John Galt on November 6, 2012 at 10:37 PM

lorien1973 on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

Are sending invitations?

Do your parents know you are flashing food in public?

IlikedAUH2O on November 6, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Yes, but that will largely be offset by the 46% of Miami-Dade still outstanding.

steebo77 on November 6, 2012 at 10:06 PM

Its actully 36% left, at roughly a 220k to 110k split, if the % holds up and….. depending on what portions of Miami-Dade are left. Santa rosa usually goes 75k – 80k out of 100k to Romney, Florida will come down to 1-2%…

Odie1941 on November 6, 2012 at 10:37 PM

TarheelBen on November 6, 2012 at 10:32 PM

I don’t think it matters. The problem is that the media (and celebrities) are the enemy.

gh on November 6, 2012 at 10:37 PM

CBS News, ABC News project Obama will win Minnesota; more results:

2 mins ago from http://www.breakingnews.com by editor

canopfor on November 6, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Jesse Jackson too?

ORconservative on November 6, 2012 at 10:37 PM

+1.

Surprised at the defeatism. I guess everybody bought into the Barone-Wills-Rove landslide storyline, and expected a walkover.

Sorry gents, but we’ve got a football game on our hands.

This is starting to remind me of 2000.

Dreadnought on November 6, 2012 at 10:36 PM

In all fairness, Rove didn’t predict a landslide. So far, he’s been right about everything except NH I think.

GOPRanknFile on November 6, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Who wants 2014? Too soon? :)

Midwestprincesse on November 6, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Maybe some Baked Brie and Curry Mango Chutney.

lorien1973 on November 6, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Dreadnought on November 6, 2012 at 10:36 PM

OH is within 1 with about half the votes counted. Please, please, please OH. Do the right thing and decide for Mitt.

MJBrutus on November 6, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Ok, sorry for calling people drama queens in here earlier. I’m officially freaking out now.

rubberneck on November 6, 2012 at 10:23 PM

you deserve every minute of it

Can.I.be.in.the.middle on November 6, 2012 at 10:37 PM

Andrew Kaczynski ‏@BuzzFeedAndrew

RT @NBCNews: NBC News declares Mitt Romney as the projected winner in Arizona. #NBCPolitics

canopfor on November 6, 2012 at 10:38 PM

He played defense well because he had no other choice, but that’s no substitute for a good offense.

HitNRun on November 6, 2012 at 10:36 PM

Yup.

Gotta do the fundamentals.

IlikedAUH2O on November 6, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Do your parents know you are flashing food in public?

IlikedAUH2O on November 6, 2012 at 10:37 PM

I’m just going to start recipe blogging instead.

lorien1973 on November 6, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Oh no Gibberish is on FOX news.

Ted Torgerson on November 6, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Agreed. We can sit here and complain about Mitt’s past positions, but dude ran on a conservative platform. He picked Paul Ryan as his running mate. He knocked it out of the park in the debates, in fundraising, and on the campaign trail.

It’s obviously not over yet, but if Obama wins this(even in a squeaker), what truly depresses me is not so much the loss, but how incomprehensible it is. Is the nation really this fargone? That an incumbent President with this bad of a record and no concrete 2nd term agenda to even run on can really get rewarded with 4 more years?

I hope before the end of the night that I’m proven wrong. Otherwise we really may be beyond the point of no return.

Doughboy on November 6, 2012 at 10:33 PM

This. I don’t blame Mitt either. He ran a good campagin, and I was really beginning to like him. It is what it is, and it’s people like their food stamps.

mrscullen on November 6, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Tea Party Republican Scott Walker won Wisconsin big.

Mitt Romney lost it big.

How is that not Romney’s fault

?

Steveangell on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

What did Romney do or not do to cost him Wisconsin? Seriously, this is not on Romney. At some point the electorate has to assume full responsibility for the makeup of our government.

If things hold up and we have roughly the same partisan breakdown in the House, Senate, and White House, it means a majority of this country(albeit a small majority) decided to re-up for 4 more years of the same.

Doughboy on November 6, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Yeah JJ Jr and Warren. Did Claire win too? How sad.

envycat on November 6, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Worst president in American history likely re-elected. That’s just outstanding.

NoDonkey on November 6, 2012 at 10:34 PM

Also 150 years too late.

Dante on November 6, 2012 at 10:38 PM

Or some Chicken and Sage Stuffed Avocados with Pumpkin Curry Soup.

lorien1973 on November 6, 2012 at 10:39 PM

Keep Obama in president!
He gave us a phone!
He gonna do more!

Galtian on November 6, 2012 at 10:39 PM

More Establishment Republicans. While dissing actual Conservative Republicans Establishment Republicans destroyed.

Steveangell on November 6, 2012 at 10:30 PM

i don’t mean that…i mentioned Lugar and Castle as problems too.

a business needs to have products that appeal to customers. We are the customer. Lugar did not meet the customers needs…so the GOP needs to have someone else At the READY. A variety of people.

the problem in MO was Steelemen, some unknown guy that spent his own money, and Atkin.

Atkin was a sitting congressman…but had the habit of spouting off. I’m sure that if the GOP had a formal training process for their candidates Rs could have won.

Rule 1…don’t act like a nut on some tv show.

but the GOP doesn’t train people and Rs lose

r keller on November 6, 2012 at 10:39 PM

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