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Retreat

There’s not much beyond some Republican cheerleading from Karl Rove in this Washington Times article. It does, however, contain at least one hard fact:

Yesterday, the Kerry team canceled plans to begin a $5 million TV commercial campaign in Arizona, Arkansas, Louisiana and Missouri.

Campaign officials told the Associated Press that advisers concluded Mr. Kerry isn’t doing well enough in those states to justify the cost.

Kerry could win without any of those four states. But – just a few weeks ago, they were all considered battlegrounds. Now, they’re hardly being contested.