Begala: Obama Has Given Up On North Carolina

Democratic strategist Paul Begala, a senior adviser to the pro-Obama super PAC Priorities USA Action, said that Mitt Romney is likely to win North Carolina and that the Obama campaign may be giving up there during an appearance on CNN Monday.

“Has he given up on north carolina?” CNN’s Wolf Blitzer asked Begala, wondering why it wasn’t included in his post-debate campaign blitz across six swing states.

“Yes,” Begala said. “I’m not supposed to say that. But I [work] for the pro-Obama super PAC, so I’m being paid to help reelect the president. But if you look at where he’s spending money, it looks like Gov. Romney is likely to carry North Carolina. But those other six or seven states, I think all of them — I haven’t seen one poll that show Romney leading, certainly not outside the margin of error.”