One of our Applesauce regulars suggested here the other day that it’s still not too late for Mitt Romney to come from behind and defeat Barack Obama.
He cited as precedent the situation in the summer of 1980 when incumbent Jimmy Carter led challenger Ronald Reagan by seven percentage points in one of the polls.
Ah, but that was summertime, not early fall. Moreover, the poll at issue was skewed somewhat by the 21 percent who favored independent candidate John Anderson.
History shows us that the man in the photo above was the only presidential candidate since 1936 to win ...