With its own polling presumably confirming public polls showing Obama seriously competitive in Indiana . . . the Republicans are being stretched thinner than they would like. Meanwhile, elements of Obama's attempt to expand the map appear to be succeeding, at least by a preliminary measure: He's making the GOP spend money.
Friday, September 26, 2008
Indiana certainly stands among all the states of the Union as one of its staunchest Republican states. It never once has voted for a Democrat since 1964 when the nation repudiated wholesale Barry Goldwater's conservative agenda. Now comes Ben Smith with a report that the Republican National Committee has spent $100,000 on television advertisements in Indiana in an attempt to keep the state's 11 electoral votes red. Comments Smith:
Posted by Mike Meyer at 12:34 PM