Politic365 Managing Editor Charles Ellison talks with Chief Political Correspondent Dr. Jason Johnson (on the road by cell phone) regarding the numbers after Florida and what they mean for the remaining 2012 outlook. Johnson argues Mitt Romney outright purchased the election by outspending Newt Gingrich by 500%.
“Romney put up 13,000 ads and Newt could put up only 200,” notes Johnson. “He didn’t win it, he bought it. The race is pretty much wrapped up heading into Nevada.”
There were also noticeable trends among pockets of voters that could provide indicators for the hypothetical match-up between Romney and incumbent President Obama. “Amongst voters that were choosing the nominee most likely to beat Obama, Romney won overwhelmingly. Romney also overwhelmingly won primary voters between the ages of 18-29 years old.”
Listen to the full interview here: