North Carolina Is Vital To Beating Obama In 2012

President Obama was in North Carolina on Monday (6/11/11) to discuss job creation. But why is Team Obama specifically targeting North Carolina?

Team Obama is wise to make North Carolina a priority in 2012, because it guarantees the GOP will expend resources there. But President Obama does not have to win the Tar Heel State to hold the White House.

Unfortunately, the same cannot be said for the Republicans. If the eventual GOP ticket loses in North Carolina, it’s hard to see how they stitch together a winning combination of states elsewhere on the electoral map.

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