Monday, March 26, 2012

Morale Boost

Obama supporters feeling nervous today because of all the noise surrounding Obamacare and the threat the Supremes are going to deep six it, may be in the mood for some good news.

The good news is Romney.  A Suffolk University shows President Obama with a 10 point lead over Romney nationally, and that's the closest GOPer to him.  Even better, the numbers are 47% to 37%.  When the leader flirts with 50% and the opponent is below 40%, it has the potential to hold.

Then there is this from John Cassidy in the New Yorker, who writes that he's "tried his best" to put a positive spin on the Romney campaign to encourage a competitive race, but:

"After the last week, though, I’ve come to the conclusion that trying to rescue Romney’s Presidential bid may be a hopeless task. Really, what prospect is there for a campaign that, on the day it should have been celebrating a big win in Illinois, suggests that its man’s political positions have all the permanence of a child’s drawing on an Etch A Sketch? A campaign which now, after getting its derriere handed to it in Louisiana, has the temerity to issue a statement calling its opponent, Rick Santorum, “pathetic”? There isn’t much hope: that’s my answer. The Romney campaign consists of a weak candidate and a back-room staff that would have difficulty contesting a city-council election."

The rest of the post is also entertaining.

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