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Romney Surges to New Lead on Obama
Pundit Press ^ | 5/11/2012 | Matthew

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.

(Excerpt) Read more at punditpress.com ...


TOPICS: Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: 2012; election; obama; romney
About time
1 posted on 05/11/2012 8:19:22 AM PDT by therightliveswithus
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To: therightliveswithus

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.


2 posted on 05/11/2012 8:22:14 AM PDT by Dilbert San Diego
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To: therightliveswithus

Quick, cut off the pollster’s hair!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


3 posted on 05/11/2012 8:23:44 AM PDT by RexBeach (Mr. Obama Can't Count.)
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To: RexBeach

Good one!


4 posted on 05/11/2012 8:26:32 AM PDT by GnL
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To: therightliveswithus

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.


5 posted on 05/11/2012 8:27:25 AM PDT by Zhang Fei (Let us pray that peace be now restored to the world and that God will preserve it always.)
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To: therightliveswithus

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.

Beware!


6 posted on 05/11/2012 8:33:25 AM PDT by SMARTY ("The man who has no inner-life is a slave to his surroundings. "Henri Frederic Amiel)
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To: therightliveswithus

UNEXPECTED!!


7 posted on 05/11/2012 8:34:12 AM PDT by bigbob
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To: therightliveswithus

That’s what the Kenyan gets for embracing sodomy.


8 posted on 05/11/2012 8:37:25 AM PDT by GrandJediMasterYoda (Some day our schools will teach the difference between "lose" and "loose")
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To: Zhang Fei
Dow 15K in November means an Obama landslide

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.

9 posted on 05/11/2012 8:40:27 AM PDT by Lou L (The Senate without a filibuster is just a 100-member version of the House.)
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To: therightliveswithus

Rasmussan has Obama disapproval gap at -19.


10 posted on 05/11/2012 8:40:29 AM PDT by freedom1st
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To: jwalsh07; A.Hun; Drew68
So... is it OK for us to celebrate this news?

/s

11 posted on 05/11/2012 8:44:06 AM PDT by nutmeg (Thank you, Andrew Breitbart)
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To: therightliveswithus

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.


12 posted on 05/11/2012 8:50:13 AM PDT by Buckeye McFrog
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To: therightliveswithus

The more it looks like an Obamanation defeat the odds of a “national emergency” requiring a postponement of the election increase.


13 posted on 05/11/2012 9:27:21 AM PDT by Wordkraft (Remember who the Collaborators are.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

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.


14 posted on 05/11/2012 9:28:04 AM PDT by bicyclerepair ( REPLACE D-W-S ! http://www.karenforcongress.com)
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To: Dilbert San Diego

“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.


15 posted on 05/11/2012 9:41:05 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: Buckeye McFrog

“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.


16 posted on 05/11/2012 9:56:18 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: nutmeg

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.


17 posted on 05/11/2012 10:04:47 AM PDT by A.Hun (Common sense is no longer common.)
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To: bicyclerepair

“I have to vote for him if he’s 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.


18 posted on 05/11/2012 10:05:44 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: A.Hun

“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.


19 posted on 05/11/2012 10:15:53 AM PDT by Starboard
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To: GrandJediMasterYoda
That’s what the Kenyan gets for embracing sodomy.

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."

20 posted on 05/11/2012 10:15:57 AM PDT by Lonesome in Massachussets (Rush: If Ward Churchill had a daughter, she’d look like Elizabeth Warren.)
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To: therightliveswithus

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.


21 posted on 05/11/2012 10:35:10 AM PDT by Milt3726 (Vote again)
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To: Milt3726

The real games have yet to begin, people don’t start paying attention until after the conventions.


22 posted on 05/11/2012 10:36:41 AM PDT by dfwgator (Don't wake up in a roadside ditch. Get rid of Romney.)
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To: Buckeye McFrog

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.


23 posted on 05/11/2012 11:58:32 PM PDT by willyd (your credibility deficit is screwing up my bs meter...)
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To: therightliveswithus

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.


24 posted on 05/12/2012 6:26:07 AM PDT by wayoverontheright
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