Obama is Still Killing It on InTrade

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I don’t really have any big point to make here, I’m just following up on a post I did last week that compared President Obama’s standing among the InTrade punters at two points in time: (a) after Mitt Romney’s flubbed response to the Cairo attacks, and (b) after MoJo’s release of the secret fundraising video. Last week we only had a couple of days of data following the video release, but how we’ve got a full ten days. And it sure looks like the video has had a sustained effect that’s even bigger than the Cairo gaffe.

I don’t know if InTrade trends are very meaningful, so take this with a grain of salt. But it sure looks like that video has caused Romney a world of hurt.

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