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Bad Polling News for Obama
HotAir.com ^ | 2/24/12 | Ed Morrissey

Posted on 02/24/2012 8:59:09 AM PST by crusader71

Democratic pollster Stanley Greenberg is out with a must-read polling memo this morning, which offers some eye-opening advice to President Obama and his re-election team. After testing several of the president’s economic messages, he finds the argument that the economy is back on the right track polls miserably – and “produces disastrous results.”

“It is weaker than even the weakest Republican message and is 10 points weaker in intensity than either Republican message,” Greenberg wrote. “A third said this message made them less likely to support Barack Obama. Alarmingly, this message barely receives majority support among self-identified Democrats – and even less support among all other groups.”

The memo reads as a glaring wake-up call to the White House, which has been trumpeting improving economic figures lately. Greenberg notes that voters are reporting “no improvement” in their job situation since last June, and have experienced reduced wages and benefits and health insurance coverage. The picture Greenberg’s polling paints is an America public still deeply pessimistic about their future, and skeptical of Obama’s handling of the economy.

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Great news. The communist's internal pollsters must be coming up with the same results. That's why Obama is trying to scare up his base with the contraception/abortion pill mandate. He's losing.
1 posted on 02/24/2012 8:59:12 AM PST by crusader71
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To: crusader71

A little good news always brightens up my day. Thanks.


2 posted on 02/24/2012 9:02:13 AM PST by Signalman
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To: crusader71

The reason the “contraception” issue is coming up is that most of the “base”, and I DO mean “base”,

put consequence-free screwing way above having a job.


3 posted on 02/24/2012 9:05:20 AM PST by MrB (The difference between a Humanist and a Satanist - the latter knows whom he's working for)
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To: crusader71

We can only hope that Obama will keep reading his teleprompter. His speeches are our best weapon against him. Michelle Obama is constantly stirring up increasing opposition
to a second term for Obama as well. Let them continue. Their time is running out.


4 posted on 02/24/2012 9:05:59 AM PST by Jukeman (God help us for we are deep in trouble.)
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To: Jukeman

One has to wonder just how many vacations obammys moocher wife is going to take between now and the election???


5 posted on 02/24/2012 9:10:00 AM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Jukeman

Obama just said he has 5 more years coming to him.....


6 posted on 02/24/2012 9:11:27 AM PST by The_Media_never_lie
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To: crusader71

In obummer’s speech yesterday in Miami, he said, “The American people are not stupid”... maybe he was correct for the first time this year.


7 posted on 02/24/2012 9:11:31 AM PST by USS Alaska (Nuke the terrorists savages.)
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To: crusader71
You can't tell people things are better when they are out of work, under water on their mortgage, paying high food prices, paying high gas pieces and keeping their car on the road for a record 13 years. The Regimes lies will not trump the everyday truths of the American people.


8 posted on 02/24/2012 9:12:54 AM PST by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Joe Boucher

“vacations”

As many as she can. She has an agenda to grab as much as she can while she can. One regret is they will get protection and more wealth after they leave office.


9 posted on 02/24/2012 9:13:52 AM PST by Jukeman (God help us for we are deep in trouble.)
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To: USS Alaska

He also announced yesterday that he will be President for another five years. The election in November will just be a formality. Sort of like an election in Venezuela.


10 posted on 02/24/2012 9:14:38 AM PST by Verginius Rufus
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To: crusader71
he finds the argument that the economy is back on the right track polls miserably – and “produces disastrous results.

The Average American knows bovine scatology when they see/hear it.

The "wrong track" numbers are still off the charts.

I stand by my prediction: this election will be similar to 1980, as the tsunami will break against the incumbent on the weekend before Election Day.

Before they go to the polls, millions of Americans will ask themselves, "do I really want another four years of Obama?"

11 posted on 02/24/2012 9:16:35 AM PST by Night Hides Not (My dream ticket for 2012 is John Galt & Dagny Taggart!)
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To: crusader71

I guess the hypnosis of the sheeple starts to wear off when they can hear their stomachs growl.

The CommiePunk deserves to lose in a bigger avalanche than the Reagan beat-down of Carter.


12 posted on 02/24/2012 9:18:26 AM PST by SharpRightTurn ( White, black, and red all over--America's affirmative action, metrosexual president.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Wonder how it is going to play, the Obama message, when gas hits an average of $4.50 or more a gallon. He may as well throw in the towel if gas goes higher. Of course, he could always pull a rabbit out of his ass.


13 posted on 02/24/2012 9:20:06 AM PST by Jukeman (God help us for we are deep in trouble.)
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To: crusader71

Please let it be true!

14 posted on 02/24/2012 9:20:12 AM PST by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: MrB

The real reason contraception is being discussed by the MSM is $4.00 gas and 9% unemployment and the continuing collapse of the Middle East.

So the media has to distract Americans from the crappy job King Barack is doing with these silly side issues, trying to scare women into believing that the GOP wants to take away their contraception.


15 posted on 02/24/2012 9:26:43 AM PST by Retired Greyhound (.)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Obama's gonna buy my gas!
16 posted on 02/24/2012 9:29:18 AM PST by Baynative (Please check this out - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fFIcZkEzc8I)
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To: Lazlo in PA

paying high gas pieces and keeping their car on the road for a record 13 years.


I had to go deliver my twelve year old car for heavy maintenance to day. Yesterday gas at the corner store was $3.60 today it was $3.72. Oh yeah the Economy is getting better tell that to the small businesses that have had to close their doors around here, tell that to the businesses that rely on the tourists and fishermen that come here to get away to the ‘country’ to go fishin’. Yeah things are SOOO much better than they were under Booosh.

Also does anybody have an idea at the tipping point when Gasoline and Diesel are too expensive to even make going to a job worthwhile, (If you have a job that is).


17 posted on 02/24/2012 9:30:44 AM PST by The Working Man (The mantra for BO's reign...."No Child Left a Dime")
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To: Jukeman
Of course, he could always pull a rabbit out of his ass.

I'm looking for a mid-October US air attack on Iran's nuclear facilities, with a simultaneous opening wide the strategic oil reserve to prevent prices from spiking. All personally announced by Zero himself with an array of US soldiers and sailors behind him. Or he may stage it like George C. Scott's opening speech in Patton.

18 posted on 02/24/2012 9:37:57 AM PST by Spartan79 (I view great cities as pestilential to the morals, the health, and the liberties of man.)
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To: Spartan79

Must have read my mind. That, reading my mind, is a sobering thought. You, sir, have a brilliant mind.


19 posted on 02/24/2012 9:41:03 AM PST by Jukeman (God help us for we are deep in trouble.)
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To: Jukeman
This self righteous punk must go. And you Progressive, you are to blame. We working people are sick and tired of each and every lie. You Progressives are now in the light. Your failing leader is despised by working Americans who do not want your government shoved into our faces 24x7.
20 posted on 02/24/2012 9:50:13 AM PST by gathersnomoss
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To: crusader71

Don’t get too confident. Obamanation is a sitting president, which historically get re-elected unless there is a disaster. The question is if we are allowed to see the disaster.

Keep in mind, white guilt is still rampant, the minority vote will still mostly vote for Obama, and Latino’s will be voting for him as well;

I went to the Hospital today for a routine test. When registering I was asked what language I wanted to carry out the conversation. I responded (kidding) “Portuguese”. She didn’t even smile. Mind you, I am speaking English to her the whole time up until then. I look white. I have Midwestern accent. I am in a predominantly white area. But she HAD to ask, no option evidently. Then she -had- to ask if I considered myself Hispanic. I am starting to wonder if being honest is working against me.

And I am thinking Obama is still likely to win.


21 posted on 02/24/2012 9:50:26 AM PST by Wildbill22
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To: crusader71

22 posted on 02/24/2012 9:51:32 AM PST by Obadiah (Why do they put Braille dots on the keypad of the drive-up ATMs?)
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To: crusader71

I stated in December 2008 that Obama would be a one-term wonder because the economic depression would still be deepening in 2012, and would sink him.

This is why the GOP’s “electibility” argument is non-sensical. It doesn’t matter who runs against Obama, since it is the economy that will beat him, not the GOP candidate. A soup spoon running on the economy can beat Obama.

This is also why it was perfect timing to run a far-right conservative, as they were going to be elected no matter how unpalatable their social issues to the far left and the media.

Instead, the GOP surrenders yet again shoving RINOs down our throat. I swear, they are Frenchmen.

I’m also still furious Palin didn’t get in the race and make the attempt. I don’t want Romney for president. Make that, we can’t afford RINO Romney for president, and he sure as hell is NOT more electible than the rest of the GOP field.


23 posted on 02/24/2012 9:52:53 AM PST by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (THE Priority: Repeal Obamacare or lose your nation)
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To: crusader71
OBAMA POWER ALGAE, OBAMA POWER ALGAE
24 posted on 02/24/2012 9:56:09 AM PST by FrankR (You are only enslaved to the extent of the entitlements you receive.)
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To: gathersnomoss

“This self righteous punk must go”

Amen!, Amen! Amen!


25 posted on 02/24/2012 9:58:56 AM PST by Jukeman (God help us for we are deep in trouble.)
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To: The Working Man
Also does anybody have an idea at the tipping point when Gasoline and Diesel are too expensive to even make going to a job worthwhile, (If you have a job that is).

Well, I can tell you that in the past three years, I have gone from a traveling salesman who could not afford the gas, to a sitting by the phone salesman who barely managed to cover the phone bill, to a retired salesman, who makes more from SS than he did in sales.

26 posted on 02/24/2012 10:09:12 AM PST by N. Theknow (Kennedys=Can't drive, can't ski, can't fly, can't skipper a boat, but they know what's best for you.)
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To: Joe Boucher

More than anyone here on FReeRepublic.com.


27 posted on 02/24/2012 10:10:05 AM PST by NCC-1701 (In Memphis on January 20, 2009, pump price were $1.49. We all know what happened after that.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

You nailed it.

The Obama administration’s MSM minions will spout an avalanche of lies before the election, all proclaiming that jobs are up, unemployment is down, and the recovery is underway. As you noted, people’s direct experiences will trump everything else. Nobody will care about official unemployment rates or jobless claims.

All thtey will see is that the wife got laid off and they are down to one slim income, the college kids are both living at home, and they can’t repair the 2nd car because food bills and rising gas are taking their spare money.

Obama is toast. Pray we don’t nominate Romney or other RINO.


28 posted on 02/24/2012 10:10:23 AM PST by Freedom_Is_Not_Free (THE Priority: Repeal Obamacare or lose your nation)
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To: crusader71

Obama is ripping this country to shreds. This is no truth in public discourse anymore. I cannot believe the lies and distortions this man blatantly tells without being called out. If the corrupt media would tell Americans the truth, Obama would be lucky to poll above 20%. I don’t see how the Republican party has a chance against the corrupt left. We aren’t even allowed to call them out on the destruction of the country without getting chided by Jeb Bush, McCain, and other “Republican” leaders. Look what they did to Sarah Palin and Newt Gingrich.


29 posted on 02/24/2012 10:19:55 AM PST by KansasGirl
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To: Jukeman

I’m sure the obammas will milk the system in a way that will make bill clinton look like a hick from Arkansas.


30 posted on 02/24/2012 12:42:04 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: NCC-1701

Gots to be a gig where I can go on all expense paid vacations and work very little for it??
Guess there can be only one queen.


31 posted on 02/24/2012 12:48:33 PM PST by Joe Boucher ((FUBO) Hey Mitt, F-you too pal)
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To: Wildbill22
And I am thinking Obama is still likely to win.

Here's the election in summary.

We have to win the 08 McLame states (not that difficult)

Flip Indiana (I've got that one covered - it's a lock)

Flip Ohio and Florida (possible)

Flip Pennsylvania (difficult) or VA + NC

32 posted on 02/24/2012 12:50:24 PM PST by nascarnation (DEFEAT BARAQ 2012 DEPORT BARAQ 2013)
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To: Joe Boucher

“A hick from Arkansas”

Which Clinton is. And yes, better count the cans of salmon before the Obama’s leave.


33 posted on 02/24/2012 2:28:21 PM PST by Jukeman (God help us for we are deep in trouble.)
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