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PPP Poll Missouri (tweet) Santorum 45, Romney 32, Paul 19
Public Policy Polling ^ | 2/6/12 | staff

Posted on 02/06/2012 8:19:30 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009

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Missouri is Santorum 45, Romney 32, Paul 19

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Santorum dominating in Missouri also.

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1 posted on 02/06/2012 8:19:37 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009
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To: TexasFreeper2009

OH NOES!!!!!!


2 posted on 02/06/2012 8:24:03 PM PST by Clint N. Suhks
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Go Rick!


3 posted on 02/06/2012 8:24:03 PM PST by Engraved-on-His-hands
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Did I read that Nevada, Missouri and Minnesota’s caucuses will award NO delegates?


4 posted on 02/06/2012 8:26:00 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: mylife

No, MO has a primary, but delegates are chosen in March at a separate caucus. However, the winner of the primary is odds on favorite to take the caucus.


5 posted on 02/06/2012 8:28:09 PM PST by magritte (Nevermind)
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To: magritte

the most important thing about this potential blowout...

it destroys several myths:

1. that Romney is inevitable
2. that Romney is the 2nd choice of everyone
3. that Romney was going to sweep February


6 posted on 02/06/2012 8:31:05 PM PST by TexasFreeper2009 (Go Newt!)
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To: magritte

Thanks.


7 posted on 02/06/2012 8:31:59 PM PST by mylife (The Roar Of The Masses Could Be Farts)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Agreed. Would love to see a good solid conservative turnout here. MO is CRITICAL in November...can’t let the big cities turn us to Obama.


8 posted on 02/06/2012 8:33:45 PM PST by magritte (Nevermind)
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To: Clint N. Suhks

But...but...the poll can’t be right. Can it? LOL!


9 posted on 02/06/2012 8:36:18 PM PST by writer33 (Mark Levin Is The Constitutional Engine Of Conservatism)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

The only thing Santorum has dominated was the electorate in PA that threw him out of office.

Maybe he needs Arlen Specter to prop up his campaign.


10 posted on 02/06/2012 9:03:47 PM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Is it just me, or is this an odd primary season? One after another rises then falls, then another comes along, and process is repeated...


11 posted on 02/06/2012 9:04:06 PM PST by PghBaldy (Person at RP's “Campaign for Liberty”, sold "Protocols of Elders of Zion" for 3 years on C4L site)
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To: magritte

Didn’t Missouri go for McCain in 2008? It was close, though. I seem to recall going to bed that night not knowing who won Missouri ... but by then it didn’t matter.


12 posted on 02/06/2012 9:05:01 PM PST by Irish Rose (Will work for chocolate.)
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To: PghBaldy

Yes it is odd in that America has no real journalists in the WH press corpse that will hold the Kenyan accountable for anything.


13 posted on 02/06/2012 9:09:10 PM PST by quantim (Victory is not relative, it is absolute.)
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To: Irish Rose

Missouri was about the only purple state that went for McCain, but you are right, it was extremely close.


14 posted on 02/06/2012 9:12:51 PM PST by ConservativeTeen (Proud Right Wing Extremist)
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To: PghBaldy

Yes it is odd. Santorum is now on the rise, and Gingrich is waning, but that could reverse over the course of February.


15 posted on 02/06/2012 9:33:05 PM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Newt Gingrich's clearly in decline (again) but could rise again. Santorum to stop Romney.)
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To: PghBaldy

I also wonder if the news cycle is affecting things. I’m thinking of Dick Morris’ old theory that whatever issue is hot that day drives people to vote for one candidate over another. Suddenly Obama is attacking the Catholic church, and Santorum is clearly the best candidate on Catholic and religious conservative issues. Meanwhile the economy is reported to be doing better, which is perceived as Romney’s strong suit. If the economy got totally better, why would anyone vote for Romney who’s obviously weak on other kinds of conservatism? Newt is probably the guy they’d go to for national security, because he’s perceived as the toughest guy, or for a general conservative grab bag if one particular common issue wasn’t big in the news.


16 posted on 02/06/2012 9:37:48 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Romney in 2012!)
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To: Irish Rose

Mo went for McCain only b/c the Fiend already had enough electoral votes to win. If Mo was needed to decide the Presidency, it would have been stolen.


17 posted on 02/06/2012 9:44:00 PM PST by alstewartfan (27 of 36 of Romney's judicial appointments were DEMOCRATS!!!!!)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

It should have been Santorum all along. We in Pa. know that Rick is an outstanding, fearless candidate. The only person I’d feel more confident with in the Oval Office is Sarah Palin, and she’s not on my ballot. Bob


18 posted on 02/06/2012 9:47:08 PM PST by alstewartfan (27 of 36 of Romney's judicial appointments were DEMOCRATS!!!!!)
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To: quantim

Rick won 4 out of 5 races in PA. Even Reagan lost a race and later won a landslide.

Santorum said Alito would not be a Justice if it weren’t for Specter. Specter was very effective at being the head of the Judicial Committee.

Rick Santorum realized that the Dems would have control of the Judicial Committee, if the GOP didn’t have the majority in the Senate, and he thought Specter would have the better chance of winning, as well as being an effective head of the Judicial Committee.


19 posted on 02/06/2012 9:49:28 PM PST by Sun (Pray that God sends us good leaders. Please say a prayer now.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

and the sound of screeching brakes is heard as Romney does a Uey and goes after the choirboy. Garlic popcorn, please.


20 posted on 02/06/2012 9:54:04 PM PST by firebrand
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To: mylife

That’s Colorado, Missouri and Minnesota where no delegates are awarded in the primary contest. In Missouri, at least, delegates are chosen at county and state GOP conventions. Not sure how they are selected in CO and MN.


21 posted on 02/06/2012 9:54:56 PM PST by Josh Painter ("The only thing these 'investments' will get us is a bullet train to bankruptcy." - Palin)
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To: magritte

US state election laws are like a card game made up by seven-year-olds.


22 posted on 02/06/2012 9:56:10 PM PST by firebrand
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To: TexasFreeper2009
Interesting.

We know, from Gingrich supporters, that if Santorum dropped out, that his support would split roughly equally between Romney and Gingrich, offering Newt no net benefit. It looks from these numbers as if the converse is not the same, that most of Newt's support goes to Santorum. If this is true, like there is more benefit to conservatism if it is Newt who drops out.

It would settle a lot if the two made a deal to offer their delegates to the one ahead of the other should it turn out that Romney is still in the lead entering the convention.

23 posted on 02/06/2012 9:56:31 PM PST by Carry_Okie (The RNC would prefer Obama to a conservative nominee.)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

From what I have read tonight it sounds like Rick and Newt have decided that they both need to stay in and take it all the way to the convention where all bets are off. If one of them drops out it would make it much easier for Romney to gain 50% of the delegates. They both need to stay and and each needs to do reasonably well to keep the democrats from having candidates on both sides. If Romney is the nominee it’s a democrat win-win. At this point I would be relatively happy with Rick or Newt as opposed to Romney..gags.


24 posted on 02/06/2012 10:01:14 PM PST by lwoodham (Time is what keeps everything from happening all at once.)
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To: lwoodham
They both need to stay and and each needs to do reasonably well to keep the democrats from having candidates on both sides.

The agreement also allows for conservation of their limited resources. Gingrich can focus on those states where he has an advantage (e.g., the South), Santorum can focus on those states where he has an advantage (e.g., the Midwest).

Romney gets whipsawed, always having to confront the stronger of the two.

25 posted on 02/06/2012 10:08:24 PM PST by okie01 (THE MAINSTREAM MEDIA: Ignorance On Parade)
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To: Sun

The trashing of Santorum on this site is moronic.


26 posted on 02/06/2012 10:20:55 PM PST by WPaCon
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To: mylife

Well, living in MO I can speak to that one. And a hare-brained one it is - we have a primary today that doesn’t really count as it will award no delegates. Also, Newt’s not on the ballot anyway. Then, on March 17, we have a caucus where delegates WILL be decided. First time I’ve ever seen that here. WHY don’t all the states just stop having their primaries so darned early, against party rules??? Then the delegate situation would be clearer.

For any Missourians who want to vote for Newt, they need to check the “Uncommitted” box.


27 posted on 02/06/2012 10:33:01 PM PST by llandres (Forget the "New America" - restore the original one!!)
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To: llandres

I think you guys are better off checking Santorum instead of Uncommitted. It would be terrible if Romney came out the winner. His momentum needs to be stopped in its tracks. We know uncommitted isn’t going to beat him tomorrow, but Santorum might and we should make the win as big as possible.


28 posted on 02/06/2012 10:44:29 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Romney in 2012!)
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To: llandres
For any Missourians who want to vote for Newt, they need to check the “Uncommitted” box.

Thank you for this very important bit of information.

29 posted on 02/06/2012 10:49:56 PM PST by Just mythoughts (Luke 17:32 Remember Lot's wife.)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

“Yes it is odd. Santorum is now on the rise, and Gingrich is waning, but that could reverse over the course of February.”

I know, but it’s tragic these two guys are splitting the conservative vote. We need to be solidified behind the anti-Romney, and that’s not going to happen as long as they’re both in the race.


30 posted on 02/07/2012 12:08:31 AM PST by Pravious
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To: Pravious

Might be time for some kind of neutral, big name ombudsman to call the two together for a Come to Jesus meeting and bury the hatchet some how, and form a strategic partnership against the Bishop. Time is RUNNING OUT.


31 posted on 02/07/2012 12:22:55 AM PST by AmericanInTokyo (Newt Gingrich's clearly in decline (again) but could rise again. Santorum to stop Romney.)
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To: quantim

Santorum is a great speaker of conservative words, especially in this campaign.

But he has always been a tool of the GOP political establishment in PA and nationally.

He is doing a good job of carving up the vote in a way that prevents Newt from overtaking Romney and allows Romney to win in the long run.

And Santorum is getting help from talk hosts like Glenn Beck in a big way and El Rushbo to some extent.

They all are working together to make Romney the winner in the end.


32 posted on 02/07/2012 12:29:50 AM PST by Nextrush (PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN IS MY DREAM)
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To: WPaCon

Medicare Part D was certainly not a conservative idea, it has cost billions and made the national debt bigger.

Rick Santorum supported it and Medicare Part D is one of the reasons this nation is on its way to bankruptcy.


33 posted on 02/07/2012 12:33:31 AM PST by Nextrush (PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN IS MY DREAM)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

This is excellent news.


34 posted on 02/07/2012 12:34:18 AM PST by Yaelle (Go Santorum!)
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To: Nextrush

So what? If he keeps delegates away from Romney it’s great


35 posted on 02/07/2012 12:51:41 AM PST by RightLady (Liberty above all)
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To: Irish Rose

Missouri also delivered up that trashy Claire McCaskill or however her name is spelled. She sucks up to Bammy like Sebelius.


36 posted on 02/07/2012 12:56:58 AM PST by F15Eagle (1 John 5:4-5, 4:15, 5:13; John 3:17-18, 6:69, 11:25, 14:6, 20:31; Rom10:8-11; 1 Tim 2:5; Titus 3:4-5)
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To: RightLady

I’m not going to weep over Romney losing, but I don’t think Santorum is a real conservative.

IN FACT, HE’S THE KIND OF TOOL ROMNEY CAN USE AS A RUNNING MATE TO HUSTLE AND FOOL CONSERVATIVES.

JUST A MUCH A TOOL AS SPIRO AGNEW WAS FOR RICHARD NIXON TO HUSTLE AND FOOL CONSERVATIVES.


37 posted on 02/07/2012 1:17:11 AM PST by Nextrush (PRESIDENT SARAH PALIN IS MY DREAM)
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Who wins a brokered convention?


38 posted on 02/07/2012 4:11:35 AM PST by PapaNew
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To: PghBaldy

“Is it just me, or is this an odd primary season?”

IMO, I think more people are following the candidates earlier during the election cycle. Probably due to the increase of social networking, Tweets, Face book etc.


39 posted on 02/07/2012 4:12:37 AM PST by duckman (Go Newt...)
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To: TexasFreeper2009
Who wins a brokered convention?

Palin I hope.

40 posted on 02/07/2012 4:15:02 AM PST by PapaNew
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To: TexasFreeper2009

Today’s the day that Santorum breaks out as the ONLY alternative to a Romney nomination. Wake up conservatives...there’s still time to save this thing. GO RICK!!!


41 posted on 02/07/2012 6:17:46 AM PST by pgkdan (Rick Santorum 2012. Conservative's last, best chance!)
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To: AmericanInTokyo

Not that odd. After watching Newt self destruct in FL...a state he should have won by 20 point coming out of SC, alot of people realized that he would get creamed like a bowl of Paula Dean’s mashed turnips by obama. We simply can’t take that chance and no matter how long he campaigns Republican’s simply do not like Romney and that leaves Satorum as the only logical, and dependable, choice for thoughtful conservatives.


42 posted on 02/07/2012 6:23:39 AM PST by pgkdan (Rick Santorum 2012. Conservative's last, best chance!)
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To: WPaCon
The trashing of Santorum on this site is moronic.

Amen.

43 posted on 02/07/2012 6:25:37 AM PST by pgkdan (Rick Santorum 2012. Conservative's last, best chance!)
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To: Irish Rose

Yes, in fact I believe MO was the last state called. McCain won by around 3500 votes, mainly because the Dems couldn’t scrounge up enough dead guys in St. Louis. There is NO margin for error in Missouri. Everyone has to get out and vote in November or its going blue.


44 posted on 02/07/2012 6:35:45 AM PST by magritte (Nevermind)
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To: mylife

Use the following link to The Green Papers which has a wealth of info on the election process. Navigate around the various sections and you’ll find most any tidbit of info you want.

http://www.thegreenpapers.com/P12/


45 posted on 02/07/2012 6:36:07 AM PST by deport (..............God Bless Texas............)
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To: Nextrush

I’m not saying he doesn’t have flaws, just that there is a lot of unjustified criticism of him on this site.

I’ve seen comments saying that he did not make any waves in the senate, is not conservative at all except for his pro-life position, is in the tank for Romney, etc.


46 posted on 02/07/2012 11:45:04 AM PST by WPaCon
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To: TexasFreeper2009

My days of criticizing either Rick S. or Newt are over.

We need to support both these guys, or at least one, without bashing the other.

Several conservatives I’ve listened to recently claim to love, love, love Newt, but they don’t support him because they are afraid of him.

Afraid he would be torpedoed in the general election by some of the rash statements they think he’s sure to make and the press is sure to emphasize.

I’m still for Newt because I think he can successfully defend himself and will do so and any conservative will be likewise attacked.

But go Santorum ... if you can.


47 posted on 02/07/2012 11:58:31 AM PST by altura
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To: pgkdan

Newt didn’t self-destruct, he was attacked with lies by Romney. He’s already said he understands what he’s up against now and is prepared for the next debate. Romney had JUST as bad a week before in South Carolina, and came back with a successful performance. So to write Newt off after one week in one state is ludicrous. And you can’t overlook the fact that Rick HASN’T been attacked with 10 million in negative ads yet. We have no idea how he’ll fare when that happens.

The problem is now if Rick, Mitt and Newt keep trading wins, we’re on our way to a brokered convention, a totally unpredictable exercise. Ron Paul is trying to stack the delegates with stealth operatives who will vote for Ron Paul if they are released from Mitt/Newt/Rick (see link below).

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2843327/posts

It’s simply unknown whether he’ll have enough to make a difference. My feeling is the most likely ticket out of the convention is Mitt/Rick, because they’ll figure the southern states will go Republican anyway, so they’ll want candidates who performed better in the north and midwest.


48 posted on 02/07/2012 12:40:01 PM PST by JediJones (Newt-er Romney in 2012!)
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