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November 05, 2012

Romney's Last Push: Headed to Cleveland and Pittsburgh on Election Day

Before you think "Is he desperate?" (which is what some people say at first blush), let me say I'm enthusiastic about this. Romney is a leave-nothing-in-the-gas-tank kind of guy, and I appreciate the fight until the very end.

Also, Obama campaigned in Indiana on Election Day 2008.

There's no tea leaves here -- except that Romney has an admirable work ethic and isn't looking to knock off early.

I also find it heartening that his last push for votes is in Pennsylvania. And Democrat stronghold Cleveland.

I think @conartcritic was making this point a couple of weeks ago, but with respect to Republican voters in Madison and Dane county in Wisconsin. Obviously you want to turn out the red vote in red areas, in a close election, it's also imperative to turn out the red vote in blue areas. After all, their votes count just as much. You won't win Cleveland, but if you rack up a lot of Republicans in Cleveland who might otherwise not have voted -- figuring "I'm alone in a sea of blue" -- that will of course add to your statewide tallies.

I don't know why anyone would say this a negative indicator. Romney obviously thinks he can win Pennsylvania, and Ohio, or else he wouldn't be there.

My only complaint is that he's not also going to Wisconsin and Minnesota.



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