November 23, 2012
HE ASKED FOR THAT:
Poetic justice: Romney likely to finish at 47 percent (Greg Sargent, 11/22/12, Washington Post)
Posted by Orrin Judd at November 23, 2012 4:54 AMWhen all the votes are counted, could Mitt Romney really end up achieving perfect poetic justice by finishing with 47 percent of the national vote? Yup. Dave Wasserman of the nonpartisan Cook Political Report says new votes in from Maryland put Romney at 47.56 percent. He predicts with certainty that with all of New York and California counted, Romney will end up below 47.5 percent of the vote.Rounded, of course, that would put the final tally at 51-47.