Even after Fox News called the presidential election for Barack Obama, one man was still holding out for a Mitt Romney win. Karl Rove didn't hesitate to butt heads with the network on camera, rejecting Obama's projected win of Ohio and thus the election.
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"I think this is premature," Rove explained, after 74 percent of the vote had been tallied. According to the Fox News analyst, a large portion of votes from rural areas hadn't yet been tallied and could result in a Romney victory.Given Rove's history, his caution when it comes to early calls is understandable. He served as an advisor to George W. Bush
, who won the 2000 election after Al Gore
's premature "win" of Florida was contested and overturned.
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None of Fox News' other analysts or anchors appeared to agree with Rove, making for quite an awkward showdown. Watch the video below: