The General Election Begins In North Carolina

Andrew Sullivan —  May 30 2012 @ 4:03pm

Romney is sinking serious money into the state. Nate Cohn analyzes:

If North Carolina is close enough to merit considerable GOP expenditures, then Obama might have a meaningful advantage in Virginia. Romney’s victory path gets pretty narrow without Virginia, so it might be fair to say that Obama currently has an Electoral College advantage by the margin of Virginia, so long as the two campaigns are locked in hand to hand combat further south.