Republican Brand Hurts Romney While Obama Wins Culture Wars

Currently the Real Clear Politics electoral map shows President Obama in the lead with 221 electoral votes from states that are either solid, likely, or leaning.

As most of you know, 270 is the number needed to win the presidency.

Seeing this chart makes me want to tear my hair out and scream, “What is wrong with you people?”  How could Obama be leading 221 to Romney’s 181 with our economy stuck in neutral and millions of voters believing that it is Obama’s policies keeping us there?

Here is a possible answer to those important questions perplexing both the Romney campaign and the Republican Party.

The election is not just all about jobs and the economy.  It is also about negative opinions and cultural issues that voters hold about Republicans in general.

Let me explain.