Smoke and mirrors
In a word, no. In two words, Hell, no.
Democrats voting early this year have closed the gap against
Republicans in traditionally GOP-leaning Maricopa County, but not
enough to drastically shake up the dynamics in next week’s elections,
according to the latest voting numbers from the county recorder’s
Republicans, who hold a lopsided registration advantage over
Democrats, are maintaining that proportional edge based on the number
of early ballots that have been mailed out, and the number that have
Obama needs a dispirited, downtrodden opposition in order to win: He’s never had to fight a close election in his life, and he’s doing his best to make it seem that resistance to his coronation is futile.
Is it over? No. Nothing is over until WE say it’s over.