Obama is Toast Marathon V2.0
These are fun.
The above chart shows what those indicators are and where they stand right now. And right now all five show Obama below where he needs to be to hit 50%. Job growth and income growth needs to be faster, consumer confidence higher.
And time is running out for a last-minute boom. In fact, the new Wall Street Journal survey of economists finds that forecasters see the third-quarter of 2012 as only slightly stronger than the past two.
June was the second consecutive month in which Romney brought in more money than Obama, finance reports filed Friday show. Romney’s money advantage prompted Obama’s campaign advisers to warn earlier this month that the president could lose the election if the financial disparity continued.
Obama pays $93K for half-empty kickoff event. Juicy part:
But it was not supposed to be that way. As ABC News reported the day of the event, “The Obama campaign expects overflow crowds … as part of carefully orchestrated optics. Aides want to portray the president as still highly popular among young people and still able to energize large crowds.”
Perhaps George can help Obama explain the shrinkage.