From the daily archives: Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Just last night, I wrote that Romney’s move to wage a multi-front war of lies in Ohio showed all you needed to know about where the Romney campaign believes the state of the race was in Ohio:

Mitt Romney can’t defeat President Obama in Ohio on the facts, so he’s running on fictions. … And it’s all you need to know about where the Romney campaign believes things stand for them politically in Ohio. These are the actions of a political animal at the end of his rope and nearly out of time. Then Pollmagedon happened: Seven […]

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Irony:  (1) incongruity between the actual result of a sequence of events and the normal or expected result (2) an event or result marked by such incongruity

– Merriam-Webster Dictionary.

Secretary of State Husted has issued a press release touting how many people have voted early in this election.  The statement notes that “more than 1.2 million Ohioans had already cast their ballots.”  This includes 950,000 absentee ballots returned by mail and more than 306,000 people who in person.

Husted putting out a press release touting early voting will likely qualify as the most ironic action of the election […]

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A few days ago, Governor John Kasich claimed on Meet the Press that Mitt Romney had Ohio “in the bag.”

Perhaps Kasich was privy to Mitt Romney’s bold new strategy for the last week of the campaign for Ohio:  lie his ass off and hope Ohio voters don’t notice.

It’s only Tuesday.  Here are the blatant lies that the Romney campaign has launched in Ohio already this week in the final stretch of the campaign:

Lie #1: The auto bailout means that Chrysler is going to ship Ohio jobs to China.

It started with a speech by Romney in […]

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