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IOWA | Mitt Romney vinner sannolikt den 3 januari i Iowa. Trots detta har han till största delen lyckats undvika att bli utsatt för negativa attacker.

Övriga kandidater är inte lika lyckligt lottade. Både Newt Gingrich och Ron Paul är ständiga måltavlor. Och när det gäller Gingrich har attackerna gett effekt.

Adam Sorensen, på bloggen The Swampland, skriver:

Romney now leads the pack with support from 25% of likely Iowa caucus-goers, while Paul boasts 22%, both posting a five-point gain since early December. While Romney’s lead in Iowa is tenuous, his continued strength across the board raises the possibility that the establishment front-runner could win his party’s nomination in a clean sweep.

Bolstering that possibility is the collapse of former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, who led in Iowa with 33% less than a month ago, but has seen his front-runner status disintegrate under a torrent of negative advertising and now claims just 14% support.

Och om videon “Whoops” har Steven Yaccino på The Caucus följande att förtälja:

In early December, Restore Our Future, the pro-Romney group that put out the commercial, announced a $3.1 million ad campaign in Iowa. Reports say the group will spend $450,000 on the “Whoops” spot in the state before the caucuses on Jan. 3.

[…]

Restore Our Future has also purchased a total of $1 million in advertising time in other early primary states like South Carolina and Florida — yet another sign of the fight Mr. Gingrich has ahead of him.

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