There’s a bit of confusion coming out of the contest in Iowa.  Mitt Romney and Rick Santorum were separated by only eight of the 122,255 votes cast. The implications of this, however, might not be what you think:

What it doesn’t mean:

What it means:

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  1. Nice theory Rohan – that’s exactly what Reoublicans said in 2008 when they wrapped up their nomination early in favour of McCain whilst Democrats spends months fighting it out between Hillary and Obama. Didn’t quite work out that way (and as Democrats rightly pointed out at the time, it allowed them to build turnout organizations in lots of swing states like Ohio and Indiana, and register lots of independents and unregistered voters as Democrats for the very first time).

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