Weekly roundup: BU experts on Romney’s VP search, Obama, and the youth vote

April 27th, 2012

Below is a sampling of quotes by BU experts on the road to power:

The one term that must not be mentioned (The Maddow Blog): “To know Mitt Romney is to dislike him. That is the moral of the story.” Tom Whalen, College of General Studies

Opinion: Millennials are voters (Metro): “We can expect the usual “so what” response from political pundits to a new Harvard Institute of Politics poll that found growing support for President Obama among the Millennial Generation – the population cohort between the ages of 18 and 29.” Fred Bayles, College of Communication

Mitt Romney’s vice president search expected to be careful, methodical (McClatchy Newspapers): “He’s not a gambler. I presume he’s going to make a safe choice.” Tom Whalen

The 13 ‘keys’ that predict why Obama will win in 2012 (AFP): “The economy could take a catastrophic dive into recession, there could be some terrible disaster abroad, and some presidential scandal. Those three things would do (Obama) in.” Tobe Berkovitz, College of Communication

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