A new poll shows likely voters in Ohio split dead even between Mitt Romney and President Obama with each candidate holding 49 percent.
It's a swing state, one of which many say Romney needs to win the election. Maybe he should try going on the Tonight Show.
From the New York Times:
Appearing with Mr. Leno (where he lifted “The Tonight Show” audience average by almost 50 percent), the president gained another advantage, according to a producer of one rival late-night show. “Jay is Ohio,” the producer said, asking not to be identified discussing a competitor’s strengths.
Mr. Leno has always projected a more mid-American appeal than most other late-night hosts, a conclusion borne out by some numbers. Mr. Leno averages a 3 rating in Cleveland, but only a 2.1 in New York.
Romney did appear on the show once. Way back in March.