McCain pulls out of Iowa, New Mexico and Colorado

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    CNN Political Ticker: All politics, all the time Blog Archive - McCain camp looking for way to win without Colorado - Blogs from CNN.com

    I posted, about 4 hours ago, what swing states McCain supporters thought he might win.

    No one replied.

    I was waiting for someone to say "New Mexico, Colorado and Iowa." Too bad.

    So, looking at my map, if McCain loses New Mexico and Colorado, but wins Missouri, Indiana, Ohio, West Virginia, Virginia, North Carolina, New Hampshire, North Dakotah AND Florida, you'll have a 269-269 doomsday scenario on your hands in which you'll have President Obama and Vice President Sarah Palin.

    The bad news for you Republicans is that Obama is up in Virginia and New Hampshire by double digits. If Obama wins either of those states, he's won the election. See my map.
     

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    It really looks like McCain just can't win at this point. Just winning the Kerry States and these three give Obama the presidency (273-268), and it doesn't look like any states are flipping his way. In fact, now it looks even likelier that Missouri, Ohio, Virginia, and Nevada go blue than any of these three to go red, which would give Obama 322 electoral votes. Add in Florida and WV and NC and he'd have 369. Even Indiana, South Dakota, and Montana have been giving tightening polls... he could even get 386 electoral votes to McCain's 152. It'd be a slam dunk. Things are looking pretty grim for the Republicans at this point. Only 2 weeks left!
     
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    You might not want to use the term "slam dunk". You may want to pick another phrase.

    Sincerely,
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    Ouch.
     
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    All Obama needs to do is win Colorado, New Mexico, and Iowa.

    He doesn't need Ohio, Virginia, Missouri, or Florida.

    It's over.
     
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    Palin takes aim at Obama's experience | MiamiHerald.com
    COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. -- With time running short in the 2008 presidential campaign, Gov. Sarah Palin made a campaign tour through swing-state Colorado on Monday, cutting through the gloom of a raw and cold Colorado Springs morning with an appeal to "help put the maverick in the White House."
    The crowd, which did not fill the 8,500-capacity Security Service Field, warmed itself with a big cheer when the Alaska governor asked, "Are you ready to make John McCain the next president of the United States of America?"

    She also assailed the Democratic presidential nominee's experience.

    "Barack Obama only spent 304 days - just 304 days - in the Senate before running for president," she said. "John McCain has spent his life serving our country and putting it first."

    Palin had been governor of Alaska for less than 20 months when she was announced as McCain's pick for the Republican vice presidential nomination.

    "Our country is having some tough economic times," she said. "We need someone tough as president, who is ready to lead on Day One." She said that as the mother of a soldier serving in Iraq, she views McCain as "exactly the kind of man I want as commander-in-chief."

    Accusing Obama of presenting a tax plan that is "just words," Palin promised tax relief "to every American and every business," mentioning tax cuts for small businesses and promising to double the child tax deduction and cut the capital gains tax, all while repeating McCain's promise of a balanced federal budget by 2012.

    "Our opponent is not being candid with you about his tax plans," she said, mentioning Obama's often-repeated assertion that his plan would cut taxes for 95 percent of Americans.

    "The problem with that claim is that 40 percent pay no income tax at all," she said. "His plan is to cut them a check and call it a tax credit. Where's he going to get the money for all those checks that he'll cut? It's by raising taxes on America's families, and on our small businesses, on a lot of folks just like you."

    "Our opponent's plan to redistribute wealth will ultimately punish hard work and productivity and discourages productivity," Palin said. "It will stifle the entrepreneurial spirit that has made this country unique."



    No one is conceding Colorado. Colorado has a huge population of unaffliated voters and they will break late.
     
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    that's not true. now you have to post nude swedish girls to make up for this falsehood.
     

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