Republican Nervousness About Obama’s Rising Poll Numbers Spreading, ‘Threatens to Turn Into Stampede’

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Republican Nervousness About Obama Rising Poll Numbers Spreading, ‘Threatens to Turn Into Stampede’ (Photo credit: DonkeyHotey)

Byron York: “Mitt Romney and his top aides are running an essentially faith-based campaign. Whatever the polls say at the moment, whatever the pundits say, whatever some nervous Republicans say, Team Romney simply does not believe President Obama can win re-election in today’s terrible economy. The president may appear to be defying gravity now, but he can’t keep it up through Nov. 6.”

“The next few days are going to try Romney’s patience and determination. The media is focusing incessantly on Obama’s relatively small move upward in the polls, with some of the coverage bordering on outright celebration. That, in turn, is spooking some already anxious Romney supporters who fear that Romney is going about it all wrong… Meanwhile, Republican nervousness is spreading and threatens to turn into a stampede.”

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