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Fri Oct 12, 2012, 04:54 PM

59. I'll admit I'm not feeling too good

about the way these polls are trending right now. But I still think this is a very winnable election for President Obama. If he has at least a couple of decent outings in the last two debates he can still pull this out. But it's going to be close--like 2000 and 2004. The big concern I have is the effects of Citizens United. All of these SuperPacs are pouring money into the swing states in the final few weeks, and the Democrats are going to be outspent big time. As gullible as much of the electorate has become (e.g., the same idiots who will decide who to vote for based on how a candidate "performs" in a debate, no matter their actual positions on the issues) I don't have much confidence in their ability to see through the corporate/right-wing propaganda.

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