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Democrats are trying to push Santorum over the top in Michigan

It’s becoming more and more evident that Democrats, including Democrat party machine, are trying to sabotage the election in Michigan in favor of Santorum. Clearly they’ve decided, and with good reasons, that Santorum would be a much weaker General Election opponent, or even if he doesn’t win, a Michigan win would further bloody Romney, and delay the nomination victory.

From DailyKos (Democratic Meddling leads to nailbiter in Michigan):

Early last week, Mitt Romney appeared to be pulling away from Rick Santorum in Michigan. However, the Obama Super PAC, the Obama campaign, and MoveOn all engaged with an anti-Romney ad barrage, and it appears to be turning the tide

Like I wrote last week, this is a multi-pronged effort to deliver Santorum the victory in Michigan—the first is the big-money campaign to drive Romney’s numbers down among independents (who can obviously vote in this primary), and the second is our modest (and yes, controversial) effort to get Democrats to cast very legal and proper votes for Rick Santorum. The Michigan Democratic Party has also engaged, urging Democrats in the state to cast votes in the primary, and reminding them that casting such votes in no way prohibits them from voting in Democratic contests later in the year.

PPP just came out with their last poll before the primary and it’s a tight one:

PPP’s final poll in Michigan finds Rick Santorum holding on to the smallest of leads with 38% to 37% for Mitt Romney, 14% for Ron Paul, and 9% for Newt Gingrich… Much has been made of Democratic efforts to turn out the vote for Santorum and we see evidence that’s actually happening. Romney leads with actual Republican voters, 43-38. But Santorum’s up 47-10 with Democratic voters, and even though they’re only 8% of the likely electorate that’s enough to put him over the top. The big question now is whether those folks will actually bother to show up and vote tomorrow.

PPP further tweeted: “55% of Santorum Democrats in Michigan like him, 40% don’t. Looks like mix between sincere votes and Operation Hilarity”

So when and if Santorum prevails tomorrow, let’s  not pretend it was the pure will of the anti-Romney conservatives. We got the Left fully engaged and pulling for good ole Rick.

 Update: Santorum’s campaign is engaging in it too:

Earlier Monday, Santorum’s campaign confirmed it was using robo calls rallying Democratic voters to come out to the polls Tuesday and cast their ballots against Romney.

Way to go Ricky! Get those liberal democrats out to vote, because you know they will turn out for you in November… Disgusting.

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