The math just got impossible for Romney

Republican leaning site RealClearPolitics has called New Hampshire for Obama, moving him to within one electoral college vote of the required 270.

Mitt Romney cannot win even if he gets all of the remaining tossup states. He is sitting on 191 and there are only 78 remaining. This leaves him one short even if he beat the odds and won all the toss up states. The toss up states are:

Colorado (9)
Florida (29)
Iowa (6)
Nevada (6)
North Carolina (15)
Virginia (13)

Romney is trailing in Florida badly, which sinks him totally but also in Iowa and Virginia. Romney cannot possibly win all of the remaining toss up states and pull some back from Obama’s side of the ledger. He needs Israel to go to war and someone to shoot Obama for him to have a chance.

I might start asking readers for suggestions for which restaurant Leighton Smith should take me to for our lunch bet.

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