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a kennedy Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-24-08 08:52 AM
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8. A 'blowout' victory for McCain in November?
(if you believe this garbage)

Conventional wisdom holds that this is a good year to be a Democratic presidential candidate. And many polls say that at least at this moment in time, either Hillary Rodham Clinton or Barack Obama would get more votes nationally than Republican John McCain.

But The Politico writes this morning that "many top GOP strategists believe (McCain) can defeat Barack Obama -- and by a margin exceeding President Bush's Electoral College victory in 2004."

Politico's David Paul Kuhn reports that:

Some Republican strategists can envision a scenario in which Obama wins the popular vote but loses in the Electoral College -- he might galvanize Southern black turnout, for example, but still fail to switch a state in the region.

Among the 10 strategists interviewed by Politico for this story, there was near-uniform belief that had any other Republican been nominated, the partys prospects in November would be nil.

Full article: http://blogs.usatoday.com/onpolitics/2008/05/a-blowout-...

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