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Prediction: Mitt Romney will win Michigan today.

What’s amazing, of course, is that this may count as a bold prediction. Romney has a tremendous home-field advantage and if he can’t win here, it bodes poorly for November. The Republican nominee won’t need Michigan to win in November, but he’ll need to attract the type of voter who will turn out today–the type that we used to identify as a “Reagan Democrat,” a generation ago.

John J. Miller, the national correspondent for National Review and host of its Great Books podcast, is the director of the Dow Journalism Program at Hillsdale College. He is the author of A Gift of Freedom: How the John M. Olin Foundation Changed America.


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