Interesting WSJ analysis piece on the '12 election
Originally Posted by rfrobison
Ah, but the scenario you paint would be little different from Clinton's victory in 1992, though the margins are tighter. Ross Perot won something like 12% of the popular vote, didn't take a single state, and handed the presidency to Slick Willie. Ol' Ross was the epitome of a marginal character if ever there was one. Hard to believe anyone took him seriously.
And smart or not, I'm going to make a prediction on the presidential election: Obama's going to beat Romney in a squeaker; the economy will perk up just enough for him to claim progress, and Romney's lack of charisma and protean -- Man, I love that word! -- character will do the rest.
No We (Republicans) Can't!
Story is here
. Piece has a particular salience for me as it features the slice of Colorado that was my home from age 5, basically through college.
Send lawyers, guns and money/Dad, get me outta this