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July 5, 2011

Election 2012 - The Fix Faceoff

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Fix Faceoff: 2012 Presidential Election

Chris Cillizza of The Fix judged head-to-head matchups submitted by readers that are usually, but not necessarily about the march to the to the 2012 presidential election.

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Host: Chris Cillizza

Chris Cillizza

Chris Cillizza is managing editor of PostPolitics and he writes "The Fix," a politics blog for the Washington Post.

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About the topic

Chris Cillizza of The Fix judged head-to-head matchups submitted by readers that are usually, but not necessarily about the march to the to the 2012 presidential election.

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Introduction

Hello and welcome. We have lots of good Faceoffs today, including campaign songs, campaign attacks and campaign staffers.

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Faceoff Topic

Better campaign song for Mitt Romey: A) "Margaritaville" or B) "Money"?

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Which is more likely?

Is Michele Bachmann more likely to A) attack Mitt Romney directly in the coming months or B) let an also-ran like Tim Pawlenty or Rick Santorum do it for her? From Josh in Manhattan, KS.

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Staff Resignations

What is more true of staff resignations -- A) the staff resigned because the candidate wasn't investing enough in the state or B) the staff resigned because they got a better offer from another campaign?
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Faceoff Topic

When will the Republican nominee be clear? A) Super Tuesday or B) Later? John in Charlotte, NC.

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South Carolina

Bachmann looks like the frontrunner in Iowa, while Romney is strong in New Hampshire (and probably Michigan and Nevada). Who is in the best position for South Carolina? Romney, because he'll probably have the momentum or Bachmann because of her ties to social conservatives?

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Bachmann's Husband

Yes or no - Michele Bachmann's husband's views on issues like gay rights will become an issue for her campaign going forward?

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Faceoff Topic

Which Republican ticket would have a better chance of beating Obama? A) Romney/Bachmann or B) Bachmann/Romney? From Arthur in Miami, FL.

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Faceoff Topic

Who is more likely to be disappointed with politics today and the direction of America? George Washington or Abraham Lincoln? From Christopher in Charlotte, NC.

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Sci-Fi

Better science fiction show: The Twilight Zone or The Outer Limits?
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Cartoon Dog

Who is your favorite cartoon dog -- Scooby or Snoopy? Obviously, we all hate Scrappy Doo.
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Conclusion

That's all. Thanks for watching and submitting questions.

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