Skip to comments.Romney Surges to New Lead on Obama
Posted on 05/11/2012 8:19:20 AM PDT by therightliveswithus
Former Massaschusetts Governor Mitt Romney has opened a widened lead on President Barack Obama. Battered by poor economic news, the President has dipped, while Romney is surging on new GOP unity. While still early in the race, this is good news for the Republican nominee.
This new poll comes to us from Rasmussen, which is the most reliable of the major pollsters. This also comes as Romney has had some success against Obama in the polls so far. This, however, is the largest yet.
Romney: 50% Obama: 43% Other/don't know: 7%
This is more good news for the Romney campaign. Gallup has Romney up by three, as well.
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But what about all those other polls?
What about the polls showing Obama up among women, due to the war on women narrative?
What about the polls showing Obama up among voters in the battleground states?
What about the polls showing Obama up among women voters in the battleground states?
What about polls showing Obama up among moderate/independent voters?
And what about the impact of the media love fest over Obama and homosexual marriage? To listen to the MSM and some liberal talking heads, you would swear that this election will be an Obama landslide.
Quick, cut off the pollster’s hair!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
If I had to hazard a guess, I’d say the stock market is a big factor. Dow 10K in November means a Romney landslide. Dow 15K in November means an Obama landslide. The majority of voters probably doesn’t follow politics. However, they do look at their 401(k) statements religiously.
Maybe it’s more MSM monkeyshines.
With a ‘clear’ Romney edge, a Conservative third party would be more likely. That would assure fighting chance for the the otherwise moribund, Liberal incumbent.
That’s what the Kenyan gets for embracing sodomy.
If the Dow is anywhere near 15k on November 1, I will short everything immediately, because the rise will be extremely fabricated. And, if Obama is re-elected, the stock market will come crashing down the day after.
Rasmussan has Obama disapproval gap at -19.
1) America on balance does not like Gay Marriage (no matter what the media says)
2) America does not like the cheap shot at Romney over something that happened in high school half a century ago.
3) America is tiring of Obama and Axelrod deploying their Weapons of Mass Distraction at every turn.
They want to talk about the economy.
The more it looks like an Obamanation defeat the odds of a “national emergency” requiring a postponement of the election increase.
I dislike Willard very much.
But, a conservative friend pointed out that he’s much closer to our side than the anti-American kenyan fraud currently occupying the WH. So I have to vote for him if he’s the R nom.
“To listen to the MSM and some liberal talking heads, you would swear that this election will be an Obama landslide.”
And that’s exactly the preception that the MSM’s propaganda machine is trying to fabricate. You won’t hear much from them about the Rasmussen or Gallup data as these polls contradict the MSM’s narrative. As their boy falls further in the polls look for a desperate MSM to turn up the attack level with a major smear campaign on Romney, much like they did to Sarah Palin.
This election is not just about defeating Obama. It’s also about defeating the corrupt MSM.
“America does not like the cheap shot at Romney over something that happened in high school half a century ago.”
Agree. I think most people are disgusted at this lame, irrelevant, and rather obvious attempt at belittling Romney. The liberal media just wants to divert attention away from all of Obama’s failures. I work around a bunch of liberals and even they are not enthusiastic about Obama.
I’ll celebrate when the votes are in, but this is a good indication that Obama is going down in flames!
Every day he does something that makes Romney more attractive to all voters....conservatives included.
“I have to vote for him if hes the R nom”
Yes, the choice is pretty clear. It’s between electing a president or a dictator. And I don’t believe that’s an exaggeration.
“Every day he does something that makes Romney more attractive to all voters....conservatives included.”
Yeah, there’s something very ugly about Obama’s narcissistic obsession with himself and Americans of all stripes are growing weary of his unseemly personal attacks, political posturing, constant campaigning, and penchant for playing the blame game. Mitt simply needs to be the un-Obama and he will stand a good chance of winning. At least that’s what the polls seem to be indicating.
Who was the British parlimentarian, when challenged with, "I do not know if you will die of the pox or be hanged.", replied, "That depends on whether I embrace your principles or your mistress."
I remember two weeks before the 1980 election, Gallup had it Jimmy Carter 47, Ronald Reagan 39, and we know what happened also media had Dukakis up on Bush 1 by 17%, and how did that turn out. America is not going to be duped by polls or the media, they are going to get out and vote against Obama.
The real games have yet to begin, people don’t start paying attention until after the conventions.
Plus... America can see how fabricated his whole campaign is now. The constant coverage of preventing bullying in schools all year and then they drop the story that Romney was a bully in high school...how conveeeeenient!
I guess they think we are stupid....I think they are in full on panic mode now and this guy is going to lose worse than Carter.
The left is going to try and paint Obama as the underdog fighting the bully...I don’t think anyone is buying it.
Though Obama’s policies have the country in a mess, I don’t think it’s his policies that explain the political mess he’s now in.
No, it’s that his true character is slowly being revealed. And not through his actions either.
It’s his speeches.
We seem surprised that every time the One delivers an oration, the ensuing polls show a drop. It’s not the content of these speeches that’s causing them to be ill-received, unless you factor in the monotony of repeated failed ideas.
Obama’s delivery now has a noticeable tinge of anger and desperation. Worse for him, the ubiquitous use of the words “I” and “me”, and “my administration”, “my cabinet”, “my Secretary of...”, is corroborating for all the most reviled character trait anyone in any social circle can possess-arrogance.
Clinically extreme arrogance.
We on the right have known this and reviled him for some time. Now the rest of the world is noticing.
He’s the rich kid we all knew in high school who liked to remind us how great his father was. This kid never knew why he had to buy all his friends. The rest of us had trouble even being around him, because it was always about him.
There’s a reason previous presidents have been careful to show humility. It is a leadership trait that is essential to getting things done. For a leader to be constantly taking credit for successes of the minions is demoralizing and debilitating to any effort, and when noticed, can be cringe-inducing.
It’s Obama’s narcissism that is being noticed. It comes through now in his every utterance, and makes him small.
Combine this general feeling of his character with the fact that the economy is in the tank, and you have the makings of a landslide in 2012.
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