Romney locks up nomination

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    That's it folks. Romney swept all three primaries tonight and will now be the nominee. It is a mathematical certainty. He has 658 of the 1144 needed to win and only needs 486 to be official (for the pedants). Let's look at the numbers...

    California is a winner take all state and has 172 delegates - Mitt will win there in a walk - so really he needs 314. New York, New Jersey and Utah are all winner take all states and he will win those with no problem - that's another 184 delegates - so in reality he needs only 130 more delegates- less than 20% of the remaining delegates .... It's a done deal folks.

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    Oh fuck.

    Given what a pandering dork he has been so far, now what's he gonna become as he makes the famed "move to the middle?"

    I see the Romney "believe" logo and the O just gets larger and larger and larger.

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    This can't happen till I cast my vote!

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    Now what do we all do?
     
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    Was Ryan's introduction of Romney tonight an audition for the VP slot?
    Ryan misspoke again when he said that Obama promised to be a "uniter, not a divider" ... that was Bush, Jr., not Obama.
     
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    Romney cant go wrong with plenty of great VP choices, hey, I will be just as pleased with Rubio, Ryan,McDonnell, even John Thune (although he's never mentioned). If Rubio says no, Its gona be a touch decision between the other two. McDonnell will help sweep the south, Ryan will help sweep the midwest&rust belt.
     
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    Romney = douche bag
     
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    Plastic or Rubber?
     
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    President Obama has been a UNITER!

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    He united CONGRESS!

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    They unanimously voted against HIS budget proposal!
     
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    Santorum could still surprise Romney.
     
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    The chances do seem pretty bleak, though.

    I mean, I can see Romney taking California and New York. But can you really picture Santorum doing either?

    And as for what I said before, let me double down on that.

    Standard campaign wisdom is that after you nail down the nomination by appealing to your base, you then are obligated to move to the middle to attract wider support in the general election against the other party's nominee.

    Take a waffling pandering guy like Romney. Add a goodly dose of "moving to the middle" and what do you have?

    A candidate with neither core nor backbone.

    The ONLY good thing about him is that he aint President Obama.
     

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