Obama camp looking to expand the map?

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    Now that they're looking pretty good in nearly all of Obama's '08 states, there are some murmurs that the Obama camp is considering going after a McCain state--and not just any McCain state, McCain's state.

     
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    What are you saying, that Obama will do better this time than he did in 08?

    LOL.

    Doesn't make any sense at all.
     
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    I encourage them to try for Arizona. They arent going to vote for him. He can waste his money there.
     
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    It makes a bunch of sense. McCain was their native son in '08. McCain got a good percentage of the Hispanic vote. Mitt has alienated and energized Hispanic voters. Mitt's threats to medicare and his stupid statement about writing off 47% of the country that he considers moochers are driving down his numbers among the elderly. Arizona's demographics are also changing. More Hispanic and older. I don't know if he'll be able to win it in this cycle, but he should give it a shot.

    I also think he should put on the full court press in Missouri. Hell, with Romney in free fall, he might as well take a shot at Montana as well.
     
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    Beard, how many of our 57 states look good for Obama
     
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    I remember hearing the same thing about Indiana four years ago.
     
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    What, 57 states won't give him enough electoral votes?
     
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    well why not, Obama is never at work anymore anyway..Not that he was that much to begin with
     
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    It makes sense;

    If you look at the seniors that Ryan is alienating
    If you look at the 47% that Romney is alienating
    If you look at the Hispanic vote that the GOP has alienated

    There is ample evidence for Obama being able to compete there. With this new revelation about Romney having financial woes, forcing him to respond in Arizona is a pretty Machiavellian move.
     
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    It would be a smart move on the part of the Obama team – keeping his supporters well-energized and signaling confidence to the GOP and Nation as a whole. And as the article notes, It could also force Romney to defend a state he considered ‘safe,’ further depleting the republican’s resources and perhaps causing further disarray in an already poorly run campaign.
     

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