7 Reasons Why Mitt Romney Will Win the Presidential Election, and 8 Reasons Why Obama Will Lose

In assessing the Romney vs. Obama campaign for the presidency, let's step back and look at the big picture. The Republican nominee will win in November, and here's why.

Mitt Romney is currently running about even with Barack Obama in reputable polls. Tied, or even a few points behind in May, is the ideal position for the challenger.

Romney's vote minimum is McCain's 47% — and he will certainly do much better than that.

Here are 7 reasons why Romney will win

... and 8 reasons why Obama will lose: 

1. Obama and congressional Democrats are clearly to blame for the dismal economy.

So, don't let the democratic media dispirit you. Donate and volunteer — and be of good cheer.  And, bear in mind the words of Abraham Lincoln:

"Neither let us be slandered from our duty by false accusations against us, nor frightened from it by menaces of destruction to the Government nor of dungeons to ourselves. Let us have faith that right makes might, and in that faith, let us, to the end, dare to do our duty as we understand it."

Michael is the author of the blog Grand Old Partisan and Back to Basics for the Republican Party, a history of the GOP.