Full circle: Mitt Romney likely to finish at-- ta daa!-- 47 percent

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Poor Willard, he'll never live this video down (nor this photo).

A few days after Election Day, I posted this graphic depicting Mitt Romney’s ironic 47% popular vote:

But it just got even more ironic. Via Greg Sargent:

When all the votes are counted, could Mitt Romney really end up achieving perfect poetic justice by finishing with 47 percent of the national vote? Yup. Dave Wasserman of the nonpartisan Cook Political Report says new votes in from Maryland put Romney at 47.56 percent. He predicts with certainty that with all of New York and California counted, Romney will end up below 47.5 percent of the vote.

Rounded, of course, that would put the final tally at 51-47.

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