Polls are tightening...

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    Obama has a 6.5 advantage in the polls that are current as of today. A healthy lead but there are still a lot of undecideds.

    I would expect to see the race within the margin of error by next weekend as undecideds break toward McCain. Could happen sooner if there's an international event, some other October surprise or even a good week on Wall Street.

    I also think Obama's half hour TV buy might backfire on him.

    Just my two cents.
     
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    Really? You think everything that could possibly break for McCain at this point will? :lol:

    It will tighten, but I highly doubt it will be in the margin of error by next weekend. Barring a major game changer, Obamas got this sewn up. Of course, we did apparently just bomb Syria...
     
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    :rolleyes:
     
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    RCP ... Obama +7.6 and he's the 50% mark.

    I guess it's the McCain supporters hoping for change these days ...

    Do you believe?
     
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    The mega rich people that have the power to start wars, crash markets, lower gas prices 2 months before the election, give telecoms immunity for breaking the law know how to play the american people. Scare them, lie to them. And if need be, just throw out their votes.

    The gop will challenge all the newly registered voters and maybe rob us of many of their votes.

    Now that's christian and patriotic.
     
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    Why would they do that when the VRWC could just change the count numbers in the black boxes?:eusa_shhh:
     
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    Really? They are???

    <puzzled>

    Here's the current trends from RCP:

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    See how Obama's support is at it's highest level yet? See how McCain's is near its lowest?

    I just love your optimism!!!
     
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    I believe it looks good for Sen. Obama but not great.


    Sen. McCain will have to win the following states to win (McCain down by):


    North Carolina (-1)

    Nevada (-3)

    Florida (-2)

    Ohio (-1)

    Missouri (-1)

    Virginia (-7)

    and

    Colorado (-6.5)








    RCP
     
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    I'm referring to states that still require a paper trail.

    Bush appointed a woman to oversee the national election and her job is to do what katherine harris did in florida, only on a national level.
     
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    Which is actually pretty great for Obama. Considering that even if we assign each of those states a 50/50 chance of breaking for McCain or Obama (which isn't true...as you say, each is more likely to break for Obama than not),

    McCain still has only a tiny chance to win.

    Also...from 538:

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    Not good numbers for McCain...
     

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