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Romney Surges to Within Four... In Oregon!
Pundit Press ^ | 5/11/2012 | Matthew

Posted on 05/11/2012 9:10:21 AM PDT by therightliveswithus

Perhaps you've been to Oregon, the hipster capital of the Pacific rim? The land of Subarus and home to Portland is sometimes seen as a bastion for Democratic and other left-of-center politicians. The state has shifted quite significantly to the left in the last decade, especially as the California exodus continues apace.

So Democrat Barack Obama should be winning by a landslide margin, correct? After all, he won by 16 points in 2008. After his endorsement of gay marriage, he should be surging-- and at least holding the ground he once held.

Instead, former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney has cut the Obama lead quite significantly. Two months ago, Romney was behind by 11%. That deficit has been cut by nearly 2/3.

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TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: obama; oregon; poll
Wowza!
1 posted on 05/11/2012 9:10:25 AM PDT by therightliveswithus
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To: therightliveswithus
The state has shifted quite significantly to the left in the last decade

Them liking liberal Mitt should be no surprise.
2 posted on 05/11/2012 9:14:08 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

And there are mostly white people in Oregon. 1.8% black population. Must be racists.


3 posted on 05/11/2012 9:16:21 AM PDT by kabar
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To: therightliveswithus

How did Keith Judd from Texas do?


4 posted on 05/11/2012 9:16:27 AM PDT by albie
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To: therightliveswithus

As long as this stays a two-candidate race, the numbers are a referendum on Obama, not so much a reflection of Romney. Romney can only lose this election, he can’t win it because I believe the country really wants to dump this government of economic depression if it can only be convinced they’ll be better off for changing. If Romney becomes that hope, he’ll win a lot of states that are still liberal. If Romney can’t sell himself as an agent of change, we’re doomed to four more years of Obama.


5 posted on 05/11/2012 9:18:04 AM PDT by OrangeHoof (Evil never reveals the truth until it's too late to flee.)
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To: therightliveswithus

Jay Severin is right.

It’s going to be a landslide.


6 posted on 05/11/2012 9:19:33 AM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: cripplecreek

“Them liking liberal Mitt”! When are you going to get over it and start doing something to get rid of Obama? You may not be a “Mitt” fan, but the enemy is still Obama. You will have plenty of opportunity to bash “Mitt” after and if he is elected. Meanwhile, focus on saving the nation from Obama.


7 posted on 05/11/2012 9:20:20 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: TheRhinelander

It’s going to be a landslide.
...............................

Could be! I was pessimistic prior, but Obama’s message is dark evil and destructive, that doesn’t win elections.


8 posted on 05/11/2012 9:21:56 AM PDT by toddausauras (FUBO x 1,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000,000)
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To: OrangeHoof
If Romney can’t sell himself as an agent of change, we’re doomed to four more years of Obama.

So if Romney is not perceived as an agent of change, they will prefer four more years of the guy who is in charge now? IMO it will be ABO (Anybody But Obama) just like it was in 2008, i.e., Anybody but Bush with McCain being portrayed as the third term of Bush.

9 posted on 05/11/2012 9:23:29 AM PDT by kabar
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To: therightliveswithus

As a lifelong Oregonian, how come I didn’t see this in our local papers? Hmmm. The local press here is so corrupt.


10 posted on 05/11/2012 9:23:51 AM PDT by aimhigh
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To: therightliveswithus

Rasmussen five day rolling poll has Obama at 44 and Romney at 50. I wonder what these numbers look like at a state by state level and Electoral College count.


11 posted on 05/11/2012 9:24:31 AM PDT by Fee
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To: therightliveswithus

I’m in Oregon....I’ll believe it when I see it....


12 posted on 05/11/2012 9:28:45 AM PDT by goodnesswins (What has happened to America?)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

THANK YOU!!!!


13 posted on 05/11/2012 9:29:01 AM PDT by peridot
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To: therightliveswithus
This should be taken as a sign of things to come (if one can believe any of the polls)..Perhaps you've been to Oregon, the hipster capital of the Pacific rim.

I had given up on the west coast as ever being able to elect Republicans to statewide office since the large urban areas control and they are ALWAYS chock full of wacko libtards more worried about illegal aliens and the environment than US Citizens.
14 posted on 05/11/2012 9:30:18 AM PDT by Cheerio (Barry Hussein Soetoro-0bama=The Complete Destruction of American Capitalism)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy

Romney’s support of gay adoption seems to be a big selling point among the mushy middle. LOL


15 posted on 05/11/2012 9:31:10 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: TheRhinelander
Jay Severin is right.

It’s going to be a landslide.

It may well be a landslide. I sure hope so.

Then again, Severin has been a Romney supporter for at least the last five years.

And I remember him gleefully contemplating an Obama win in the 2008 Democratic primary because, as he said, Obama was unelectable. If only.

16 posted on 05/11/2012 9:31:30 AM PDT by Maceman
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To: cripplecreek

You supporting 0bama?


17 posted on 05/11/2012 9:34:44 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus
You supporting 0bama?

That's what they tell me. LOL
18 posted on 05/11/2012 9:36:52 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: therightliveswithus

Obama won Oregon by 16% four years ago. If all the states slide in our direction by 12%, it’s going to be a beautiful election - especially if swing carries through to the down-ticket races. We need to build our majority in the House and take the Senate so decisively that even if Mitt is the liberal I’ve known for twenty years and not the “severe” conservative of the campaign, he’ll have to still govern responsibly. Still, it’s early, and anything could happen between now and the election, or even when Obama’s SEIU people are counting the ballots. We have to make sure we win by such a huge margin that all the dead voters in our cemeteries cannot push Obama and the democrats in Congress over the top.


19 posted on 05/11/2012 9:43:34 AM PDT by Pollster1 (Can we afford as much government as welfare-addicted voters demand?)
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To: cripplecreek

Well, if you are, you should admit it.


20 posted on 05/11/2012 9:44:06 AM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: unkus

Why are you supporting gay adoption?


21 posted on 05/11/2012 9:45:25 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: therightliveswithus
With eviction looming, Ubama will be busy trashing the property and stealing everything that is not nailed down, like any other deadbeat tenant.
22 posted on 05/11/2012 10:12:04 AM PDT by E. Pluribus Unum (Do I really need a sarcasm tag? Seriously? You're that dense?)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
“Them liking liberal Mitt”! When are you going to get over it and start doing something to get rid of Obama? You may not be a “Mitt” fan, but the enemy is still Obama. You will have plenty of opportunity to bash “Mitt” after and if he is elected. Meanwhile, focus on saving the nation from Obama.

Amen.

23 posted on 05/11/2012 10:19:34 AM PDT by Kharis13 (That noise you hear is our Founding Fathers spinning in their graves.)
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To: therightliveswithus
If you made Eastern Oregon a state.... it would be red....just like eastern part of Washington...

Portland makes Oregon look like it is LIBERAL

24 posted on 05/11/2012 10:27:53 AM PDT by ExCTCitizen (If we stay home in November '12, don't blame 0 for tearing up the CONSTITUTION!!)
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To: Maceman

He’s laid out the case pretty well. Politically things have been so depressing lately that listening to his show now is a breath of fresh air. It makes me feel good and that’s not been easy lately in this atmosphere.

I still worry about the rioting this Summer and potential for Marshall Law being declared, then cancellation of the elections. I used to think it would never happen but I’m not so sure.


25 posted on 05/11/2012 10:38:35 AM PDT by TheRhinelander
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To: cripplecreek

Cripplecreek, you need to go down to your basement and sit out this election, because you don’t seem to have a grasp of what is at stake. Any Romney critical posts between now and November are counter productive and do nothing more than help the real enemy which is OBAMA! Now knock it off!


26 posted on 05/11/2012 11:02:44 AM PDT by Old Retired Army Guy
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To: cripplecreek

Hmm, if the choice is between the government looking after kids or gays, what do you choose?


27 posted on 05/11/2012 11:13:26 AM PDT by Crucial
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To: cripplecreek

Your adoration of Obama is really getting old.


28 posted on 05/11/2012 11:35:10 AM PDT by Lucas McCain
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To: Lucas McCain
Your adoration of Obama is really getting old.

So you and all your little cowardly friends should get together and do something about it if you have the stones among you.
29 posted on 05/11/2012 11:58:14 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: Old Retired Army Guy
Now knock it off!

Oh so authoritative. LOL
30 posted on 05/11/2012 12:00:04 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: ExCTCitizen
Portland makes Oregon look like it is LIBERAL

Don't forget Eugene, heck, all of Lane County... they're still using calendars from 1969.

31 posted on 05/11/2012 12:14:42 PM PDT by Max in Utah (A nation can survive its fools, and even the ambitious. But it cannot survive treason from within.)
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To: cripplecreek

Why are you supporting gay adoption?


I don’t and you know it. That’s lame.


32 posted on 05/11/2012 12:17:48 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: therightliveswithus

People just want jobs. It’s all about the economy and only the economy.


33 posted on 05/11/2012 12:20:06 PM PDT by jersey117
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To: kabar
So if Romney is not perceived as an agent of change, they will prefer four more years of the guy who is in charge now?

Yes, they will. They'd rather have the "devil they know" than the one they don't if they see no difference. They already know what they are getting in Obama (they think) and will heed the call to "not change horses".

34 posted on 05/11/2012 12:32:39 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Evil never reveals the truth until it's too late to flee.)
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To: OrangeHoof
I have a little problem with your logic. Obama has been a complete disaster and the other guy who has a personal and professional record of achievement in both the private and public sectors is not seen an agent of change?

If you compare the resumes of both, I have a hard time believing that anyone other than a Dem drone will want four more years of the same. This election should be and will be a referendum on Obama, not the GOP candidate. Obama can no longer rely on the airy fairy slogan of Hope and Change. He has a record now and it ain't good.

35 posted on 05/11/2012 1:33:33 PM PDT by kabar
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To: kabar

You’re absolutely right.


36 posted on 05/11/2012 4:33:46 PM PDT by unkus (Silence Is Consent)
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To: kabar

But you’re thinking logically and we’re talking about Oregon. Pretty much any blue state is not thinking logically.


37 posted on 05/11/2012 4:46:12 PM PDT by OrangeHoof (Evil never reveals the truth until it's too late to flee.)
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To: cripplecreek

“So you and all your little cowardly friends should get together and do something about it if you have the stones among you. “

What, you expect me to show up at your doorstep? LOL. Are you a third grader, you stupid POS? Why don’t you take your constant drivel over to DU. They would appreciate it over there. Really.


38 posted on 05/12/2012 3:05:45 AM PDT by Lucas McCain
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To: Lucas McCain

More self righteous cowardice from another liberal who doesn’t have the man parts to face the fact that Romney is a lying liberal who will lose.

You should join a union, your pathetic little attempts to shut down opposition would be welcome over there, boy.


39 posted on 05/12/2012 3:33:54 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: therightliveswithus
Romney Surges to Within Four... In Oregon!

Wow. Exciting. A socialist gaining on the other socialist! Hurrah!

"Trotsky surges to Within Four... In Stalingrad!"

40 posted on 05/12/2012 3:40:12 AM PDT by EternalVigilance (We're not Republicans or Democrats. We're Americans. Visit SelfGovernment.US.)
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To: cripplecreek

For someone who’s working so hard to get BO re-elected, you sure whine a lot about liberals.

And your rooster crowing about “man parts” is laughable. Ususally it’s teenagers who like to puff out their chests, anonymously, in online forums. Maybe you are a teenager. No question you are a pathetic piece of cr-p. You would fit right in at DU.

Okay, it’s your turn to tell us what a man you are. All hail the big, tough He-man.


41 posted on 05/12/2012 7:16:08 AM PDT by Lucas McCain
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To: Lucas McCain

I’m a Conservative. You on the other hand are screeching like a little girl over the fact that I won’t vote for a republican to the left of Clinton.

Hell not one of you cowards are man enough to even address the fact that Mitt Romney came out in support of homosexual couples adopting children.

From this point on, all I can do is pity you.


42 posted on 05/12/2012 7:59:35 AM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek

“From this point on, all I can do is pity you.”

You can also crawl back up Obama’s ass from whence you came.


43 posted on 05/12/2012 4:09:56 PM PDT by Lucas McCain
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To: Lucas McCain

Hey boy, why don’t you come over here and run your mouth in a current thread.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2883067/posts


44 posted on 05/12/2012 4:20:28 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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