You’ve read all of your free items this month. To register, get added benefits and unlimited access to articles, Become a Member. Already a Member? Sign in. Advertising Age Article Abstract Can Mitt Romney, Barack Obama Beat Back the Christmas Creep? Holiday Forecast Is Rosy, But Election Could Delay Marketing Campaigns By Natalie Zmuda, Published on October 02, 2012 1 Want more Access, Content & Connections? Upgrade to Membership. We are glad you are enjoying Advertising Age. To get uninterrupted access and additional benefits, become a member today. Register Now Already a member? Log in.