Destination 270

SMU Students Analyze the 2012 Presidential Election

Pennsylvania… And Charlie Brown?

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What do Republicans in pennsylvania have in common with Charlie Brown?

Well looking at a variety of polls in Pennsylvania, one can come to the assumption that former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney is well within striking distance of current President Obama…

Think of Charlie Brown… Specifically his failed attempts to kick a football held by lucy..

So what does Charlie Brown constantly being fooled have to do with the tightening in the election?

It is simple… Republicans convince themselves every four years that the math in Pennsylvania can add up to a majority for their candidate… And, every four years, Democrats pull the ball away at the last minute and carry the Keystone State.

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