Obama's Kryptonite

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    Coal: Obama's Kryptonite

    By Jim Ellis
    9/10/11


    In a presidential election that appears headed for a photo finish, it may be coal that transforms itself into political black gold for Republican nominee Mitt Romney and into kryptonite for President Barack Obama. While the president's economic policies have devastated several industries, it is the coal producers who are strategically located and have the opportunity and ability to become a real force in this campaign.

    The main reason behind the mineral's potential election-determining power is that most of the coal-producing voters reside in traditionally Democratic counties and precincts. Ohio and Virginia, and possibly Pennsylvania, are potentially so electorally close that either candidate losing a significant share of his own party's vote could cost him that particular state and thereby the White House itself.

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    ah yes, the cut-n-paste king lives.
     
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    ...and barry obama as Jimmy Olsen
     
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    I actually think your wrong. I think the Romney campaign is shoot them selves in the fott here, is romeny for or avaunt obama/Romney care or not, he made a statement on meet the press then it was taken back. Paul ryan, should pot a be legal, he stated it's up to the states to choose, then it 18 hours later it was taken back, also Paul Ryan voted to on the bill that will cut 1.2 trillion dollars from programs including massive cuts to the military, then the romeny campaign and Ryan both said he didn't, when he did. Does anyone remember 04 wasn't that the problem with Kerry? The he was not strong enough in his convictions? He was a flip flopper? Well since that is fact, you cons should be pretty upset at ur guy right now, cause he is doing a lot of flip flopping
     
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    Soetoroman... Dumber than an unfired bullet.
     
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    What is this drivel? No one is going to become a 'force' in anyone's campaign. The election is seven weeks away. The lines are drawn and everyone is where they are. From here it's just a roller coaster ride of comedy. Bobble headed news coverage. Liberals and Conservatives ranting how good their guy was in the debates. And Paulophiles claiming their guy is still going to win it.
     
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    And yet almost no poll from this time in the race has ever been the actual vote margin. Go figure.
     
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    The problem is - if Romney starts championing coal, he'll become a laughing stock with the centre.

    There is a case for more nuclear, tidal or hydro perhaps - but not coal. It isn't 1955.

    It's like campaigining for the steam engine to be reintroduced.
     
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    Which means Romney will close the gap or this election is going to turn into a landslide. If it is the ladder, the House goes back to the Dems.
     

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