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Why Nobody is Dropping Out of the Republican Primary

Here's a thought that I haven't heard expressed anywhere else.

Do you suppose the reason that Newt refuses to drop out of the race is because he knows that whoever wins the Republican primary has in reality won the general election?

Think about it. Obama's numbers are tanking, and there's no miracle on the horizon to lift them. There's a very good chance that whoever wins the Republican nomination will go on to win the election, which means the primary battles we're seeing right now are the real general election.

And given that it could come down to a delegate fight and a brokered convention, candidates with little or no money may have an excellent shot in August at winning the nomination they couldn't afford to win on the road.

And since I'm playing out on a contrarian limb here, let's move a little further out.

If Republicans don't select a candidate until August, doesn't that go a long way to negating Obama's huge cash advantage? There are only so many hours in a broadcast day. If the election doesn't start until August, he won't be able to bring his huge money advantage into play.

Just a couple of thoughts...
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If the election doesn't start until August, he won't be able to bring his huge money advantage into play??? hmmm...
Posted by Marvine  on  04/09  at  09:25 PM

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