Ford O’Connell At Politico’s Arena On Obama’s 2012 Reelection Game Plan

As commander-in-chief, Obama may not appear to have a plan for jobs, rising gas prices, spending, the Middle East or debt reduction. This is why his approval ratings are trending downward. But as campaigner-In-chief, the president certainly does have a plan.

Obama’s reelect team knows that the eventual Republican nominee has to win Virginia, North Carolina and Nevada to have a chance at capturing the Oval Office in 2012. Outside of Florida and Ohio, these are the three most important battleground states for the GOP. They are also the states where Obama is falling out of favor the fastest. In true Machiavellian fashion, Team Obama is working to win over its enemies, before it reaches out to its friends. A wise move, given that the GOP is in disarray.

Read more from Ford O’Connell at Politico‘s “The Arena”

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