Skip to comments.Help me understand why Mitt is slipping in Rasmussen Polls (Vanity)
Posted on 08/19/2012 7:56:32 AM PDT by AdamBomb
One would think that after a full week of Ryan and Romney campaigning strong that they would have maintained a lead in the Rasmussen poll.
For the life of me I do not understand how the kenyan can all of a sudden be up 2 points for 3 days in a row.
Ryan isn’t at the top of the ticket.
I was just wondering the same thing.
How do the voters flip flop in one week?
because we’re talking about medicare and tax returns instead of unemployment and inflation?
Don’t lose faith by looking at the polls. Polls are propaganda to make you question. Because they might ‘appear’ right at times, doesn’t make them right all the time. They need you to keep believing in them!
Maybe it`s because of the disrespect he is showing Gov Sarah Palin? That`s the problem for yours truly.
Hey, pollsters all have an agenda, doesn’t matter which one you pick. Gallup had Romney up 2 yesterday.
Personally I do not believe in the “science” of polling
They don’t, statistical noise. Pay attention to the long term trends.
what is weird is the exact opposite happened with the Gallup poll. kenyan was up but now Mitt is up 2
The MSM has been bashing Ryan all week. The fact that they’re only down a couple points is a good sign.
Has Ras always had Obama +10 among ‘unaffiliated’ voters?
Romney is not playing well with voters to the right of his liberal base.
Obama has managed to make this election a referendum on Mitt Romney. If someone were to land here from another planet, turned on the TV and listened to Obama speak, it could easily be assumed that Obama (and not Romney) is the incumbent.
I was aware of the, which made me even more confused.
Its simple folks. They’re setting Mitt up to get a big bounce after the convention.
Numbers drop a little in the weeks before, then they increase immediately afterward.
That doesn't result in poll number swings, but could very well lead to a blowout all the same as people reject another 4 years of the disaster obama has implemented as policy.
The change is so slight that it is not statistically significant. In other words there is random variability in who gets asked their voting intentions, and for a poll to register a change this small means that it’s likely the public mood has not changed.
“because were talking about medicare and tax returns instead of unemployment and inflation?”
We have a winner. The tax return issue was almost dead and the idiotic Romney campaign breathed life back into it with his public 13% assertion.
The polls are out there simply to make news for the MSM. The pundits and newsreaders do little else then ask questions proposed to fill time like you have.
The MSM bashes republicans all year, everyday but we (also thanks to Sarah Palin) won a victory in 2010.
How is it that the Romney campaign and his supporters have managed to allow this to be a referendum on him and Onama appears to be the outsider and incumbent?
I blame it more on the Romney supporters and pundits than I do Romney himself (although the buck ultimately stops at Romney)
Too much time spent on MEDICARE by people lie Hannity and other AM talkers.
It's the economy that's at issue. And Obama is who should be judged. It's his economy, not the republican's and not Mitt's.
I think the Democrats are hitting Ryan hard on the Medicare and scaring people and Romney’s refusal to release his tax papers are probably not making the independents happy. The real conservatives never like Mitt to begin with. A lot of time to election day. Anything can happen. The convention would be a great time to put a real conservative on the ticket with Ryan as the VP...we would win for sure then.
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